kapo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Kapo, from Italian capo.

Noun[edit]

kapo ‎(plural kapos)

  1. (historical) A prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp who was given food and privileges in return for supervising other prisoners doing forced labor.

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapo/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧po

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

kapo ‎(accusative singular kapon, plural kapoj, accusative plural kapojn)

  1. head
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      Kiom da kapoj, tiom da opinioj.
      However many heads, that many opinions.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Greek Alphabet
Κκ
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From Ancient Greek κάππα(káppa, the letter Κ).

Noun[edit]

kapo ‎(accusative singular kapon, plural kapoj, accusative plural kapojn)

  1. kappa

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Kapo, from Italian capo.

Noun[edit]

kapo m ‎(plural kapos)

  1. (historical) kapo

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Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapo (plural kapi)

  1. head

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Kapo, from Italian capo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapo m or f

  1. (historical) (male or female) kapo