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Etymology of the English word cap

the English word cap
derived from the Latin word cappa (cape, cloak, cassock)
derived from the Greek word kappa, κάππα
derived from the Medieval Latin word capa (cape, cloak; cassock)
derived from the Latin word cappa (cape, cloak, cassock)
derived from the Greek word kappa, κάππα

Derivations in English

cope, madcap, blackcap, capful, capping, hubcap, icecap, kneecap, mudcap, recap, redcap, skullcap, snowcap, toecap, uncap, whitecap, nightcap, capper, capstone, capped

Derivations in other languages

French cape

Cognates

Dutch kapen, Dutch kap, Dutch kappen, French capuchon, German kapern, German Kappe, German kappen, German Kapuze, Icelandic kápe, Norwegian kapre, Norwegian kappe, Swedish kapa, Swedish kappa, Swedish kapuschong

Usage

Word found in Old English, Modern English



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