cappa etymology

Latin word cappa comes from Proto-Indo-European *kapōlo, Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti (To be grasping.)

Detailed word origin of cappa

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kapōlo Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kh₂pyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be grasping.
*kaput Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kaput Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Head.
caput Latin (lat) (New Latin, anatomy) headlike protuberance on an organ or body part, usually bone, for instance caput ulnae. (New Latin, medicine) a disease; a severe swelling of the soft tissues of a newborn's scalp that develops as the baby travels through the birth canal. (figuratively) life. (figuratively) the vital part. (in writings) division, section, paragraph, chapter. (of a river) origin, source, [...]
capitulum Latin (lat) (Late Latin) A chapter, either:. A head-like object or structure.. A prominent section or formal division of a text.. Various civic and ecclesiastical councils or bodies, as cathedral chapters.
capitulare Latin (lat)
cappa Latin (lat) (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat.

Words with the same origin as cappa

Descendants of *kapōlo
capita caput deinceps praeceps
Descendants of *kh₂pyéti
accepto capere captus commune communis manus munus pars partem partim prima primo primus princeps pugna