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Definitions of capitano

capitano  (kapiˈtano) 

Translations

masculine noun

    1. (military, nautical, sport) captain
    2. (aeronautics, di squadriglia) flight lieutenant (Brit), captain (US)

    See capitano di industria

    See capitano di lungo corso

    See capitano di ventura

Cap.

Translations

abbreviation for

  1. (= capitano) Capt. (= captain)

capitanare  (kapitaˈnare) 

Translations

transitive verb

  1. to lead
    1. (football) to captain

capitare  (kapiˈtare) 

Translations

intransitive verb

    1. (giungere casualmente) to arrive, find o.s.
    2. (presentarsi, cosa) to turn up, present itself

    capitare a proposito/bene/male to turn up at the right moment/at a good time/at a bad time

    siamo capitati nella zona più pericolosa della città we found ourselves in the most dangerous area of the city

  1. (accadere) to happen

    se ti capita di vederlo if you happen to see him

    mi è capitato un guaio I had a spot of trouble

    non mi è mai capitato it's never happened to me

    sono cose che capitano these things happen

impersonal verb

  1. to happen

    capita spesso di incontrarci o che ci incontriamo we often bump into one another

'capitano' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: نَقِيب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: capitão capitã
  • Chinese: 机长或船长
  • Croatian: kapetan
  • Czech: kapitán kapitánka
  • Danish: kaptajn
  • Dutch: kapitein
  • European Spanish: capitán capitana
  • Finnish: kapteeni
  • French: capitaine
  • German: Kapitän
  • Greek: καπετάνιος
  • Italian: capitano
  • Japanese: 船長
  • Korean: 선장
  • Norwegian: kaptein
  • Polish: kapitan
  • Portuguese: capitão capitã
  • Romanian: căpitan căpitani
  • Russian: капитан
  • Spanish: capitán capitana
  • Swedish: kapten
  • Thai: กัปตัน
  • Turkish: kaptan
  • Ukrainian: капітан
  • Vietnamese: đại úy
  • Brazilian Portuguese: capitão
  • Chinese: 船长小型商船或渔船的船长長
  • European Spanish: capitán
  • French: skipper
  • German: Kapitän
  • Italian: capitano
  • Japanese: 船長
  • Korean: 선장
  • Portuguese: capitão capitã
  • Spanish: capitán

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