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kapal

kapal

See also: kapál

Ambonese Malay

Noun

kapal

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Balinese

Romanization

kapal

  1. Romanization of ᬓᬧᬮ᭄

Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay kapal, from Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Noun

kapal

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Malay

Etymology

From Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kapal/
  • Rhymes: -apal, -pal, -al

Noun

kapal

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Descendants


Tagalog

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian tebal, Malay tebal).

Noun

kapal

  1. thickness

Verb

kapal

  1. to grow thicker
    Kumakapal ang alikabok sa mesa nang nakaliligtaan na itong linisin. -- The dust on the table thickens as it is being forgotten to clean.

Adjective

kapal

  1. thickness
    Makapal ang tela ng damit kaya mainit ang pakiramdam kapag isinuot ito. -- The shirt's fabric is thick hence wearing it feels hot.
  2. (colloquial) Being too cocky to the point of criticizing bluntly.
    Ang kapal talaga ng hayop na yun! -- That pig is so full of himself!
Derived terms
  • (colloquial) kapal ng mukha -- Pertaining to a cocky, self-righteous individual; literally thick-faced.