opa

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See also: Opa, OPA, opá, opâ, and ώπα

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opa m (plural opa's, diminutive opaatje n)

  1. (informal) granddaddy, granddad, grandpa, pops

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic, or either related to English up.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

opa!

  1. up!
    • 19th c, traditional, D. Blanco (ed.), A poesía popular en Galicia 1745-1885. Recopilación, estudio e edición crítica (vol. II), page 153:
      O que se casa con vellas / non sei qué gracia lles topa / cando se sentan: «Ai» / cando se erguen: «Opa»
      The one that marries an old woman, I don't know what charm he finds, when she sits down is «Ouch!», when she gets up is «Up
    Synonyms: upa

Etymology 2[edit]

14th century. Unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

opa f (plural opas)

  1. (usually in the plural) a type of cape used by members of the clergy
    • 1414, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 102:
      mando a Rodrigo Afonſo, clerigo, meu criado, as mjñas opas griſes forradas de ſarga vermella
      I send to Rodrigo Afonso, my servant, my grey capes [which are] lined in red serge
    Synonyms: balandrán

References[edit]

  • opa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • opas” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • opa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

opa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of op

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

opà f (plural opos) stress pattern 1

  1. ulcer

Interjection[edit]

opa

  1. hop (about jumping)

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

opa

  1. oops (acknowledging a minor mistake)
  2. hey (protest or reprimand)
  3. hey (informal greeting)

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Noun[edit]

opa f (plural opas)

  1. a type of cape used by members of the clergy