cape(
keyp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. el cabo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you go up the lighthouse located on the tip of the cape, you'll get a breathtaking view of the ocean.Si subes al faro que está en la punta del cabo, tendrás una vista impresionante del océano.
2. (clothing)
a. la capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With that red cape and those boots, you look like a superhero.Con esa capa roja y esas botas, pareces un superhéroe.
b. la esclavina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bishop is wearing a short purple cape over his robe.El obispo tiene puesta una esclavina de tela morada encima de su túnica.
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cape
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. el cabo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the Cape of Good Hopeel Cabo de Buena Esperanza
Cape TownCiudad del Cabo, El Cabo
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cape [keɪp]
noun
(garment) capa (f); (short) capotillo (m); esclavina (f); [of policeman, cyclist] chubasquero (m); (Taur) capote (m);
cape [keɪp]
noun
(Geog) cabo (m)
the Cape (Cape Province) la provincia del Cabo; (Cape of Good Hope) el cabo de Buena Esperanza
modifier
Cape Canaveral (n) Cabo (m) Cañaveral
Cape Cod (n) Cape Cod
Cape Coloureds (n) personas de padres racialmente mixtos (que habitan en la provincia del Cabo)
cape honeysuckle (n) madreselva (f) siempreviva; bignonia (f) del Cabo
Cape Horn (n) cabo (m) de Hornos
Cape of Good Hope (n) cabo (m) de Buena Esperanza
Cape Province (n) Provincia (f) del Cabo
Cape Town (n) El Cabo; Ciudad (f) del Cabo
Cape Verde Islands (n) islas (f) de cabo Verde
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The word capes is the present subjunctive form of capar in the second person singular. See the full capar conjugation.
capar(
kah
-
pahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (veterinary)
a. to castrate
Capamos a la perra después de su primera camada por recomendación del veterinario.We had our dog castrated after her first litter as recommended by the vet.
b. to geld
Decidimos capar el semental porque no encontrábamos yeguas para la cría.We decided to geld the stallion because we couldn't find any mare to breed.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to avoid an obligation)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. to get out of
Le dije a la monja de la escuela que me sentía mal para capar misa.I told the nun from school that I was feeling sick to get out of mass.
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capar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (animal)
a. to castrate, to geld
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
capar claseto play
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capar
transitive verb
1 [+animal] to castrate; geld
2 to reduce; cut down; curtail
3 (Caribe) (México) (Agr) to cut back; prune
4 (And) (Caribe) [+comida] to start on
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