Hi dear collector friends! With this language list I want to present you the word „crown cap“ in many different languages / dialects. I also paid attention on the corresponding „official“ and „common“ words as well as existing dialects. This list is still growing and I am thankful for any kind of addition or correction. Thanks to all collectors that helped me with this project!


  1. Afar (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti) - gararat alifi
  2. Afrikaans (South Africa) - bottel proppie / kroonpet
  3. Albanian - Tapë birre (in some regions - Kapaçkë birre)
  4. Alur (D. R. Congo) - chokolo
  5. Amharic (Ethiopia) - ቆርኪ (k'orki)
  6. Arabic - غطاء زجاجة (ratal zujaja, standard arabic)
  7. Colloquial language in Egypt - غطاء الازازة (ratal ezazah)
  8. Colloquial language in Palestine - قلنسوة تاجية (qolunswa tajia)
  9. Colloquial language in Syria - غطاء القنينة (ratal nee-nee)
  10. Colloquial language in Tunisia - طابو (tabou)
  11. Armenian - ապակյա շշի կափարիչ (apakya shshi kaparich)
  12. Armenian everyday language - կափարիչ (kaparich)
  13. Assamese (India) - বটলৰ টুপি
  14. Azeri – qapaq (sg) – qapaqlar (pl)
  15. Bajan (Barbados) - cap
  16. Bambara (Western Africa) - butɛri dawolo
  17. Bamun (Cameroon) - yichut machun
  18. Bangwa (Cameroon) - yege mbotré
  19. Bashkir (Russia) - Ҡапҡас (qapqas)
  20. Basque - Botilaren txanoa (botilaren tchanoa)
  21. Basque colloquial language - Iturri
  22. Belarussian - крон корак (crown corac)
  23. Bemba (Zambia) - utupendelo
  24. Bengali (Bangladesh) - Botoler chipi
  25. Bhojpuri (India) - बोतल के टोपी बा
  26. Bislama (Vanuatu) - lid blong botel / tap blo botel
  27. Bissa (Western Africa) - fottim
  28. Bosnian - Krunski zatvarač
  29. Bulgarian – Капачка (Kapachka)
  30. Burmese - ပုလင်းဖုံ. (pulainn hpone)
  31. Cape Verdean Creole - Tanpu garafa (countryside version) or Tanpa garafa (urban version)
  32. Catalan – tap-corona (standard), xapa (shapa, common)
  33. Cebuano (Philippines) - Tansan
  34. Cebuano (Baybayin alphabet) - ᜆᜐ (ta sa)
  35. Chechen (Russia) - шишан тус (shishan toos)
  36. Chichewa (Zambia) - chipewa cha botolo
  37. Chinese - 皇冠瓶蓋 - (Huangguan ping gai) / 瓶盖 (ping gai)
  38. Chitonga (Malawi) - chibakas
  39. Chuukese (Micronesia) - eppungun ruume
  40. Comorian on the islands Grande Comore and Mohéli - vubo la mpira (ڤبو لا مپرە)
  41. Comorian on the islands Anjouan and Mayotte - buzo
  42. Cook Islands Maori - pōpani
  43. Corsican - tappu di bottiglia
  44. Croatian - krunski zatvarač
  45. Cypriot Greek - τταππα (ttappa)
  46. Czech - korunkový uzávěr (also: víčko, vršek)
  47. Danish - kapsel, ølkapsel, sodavandskapsel
  48. Dari (Afghanistan) - سرپوشی بوتل (sarposhi botal, formal) / سرکی بوتل (saraki botal, informal)
  49. Dutch – Kroonkurk, Kroondop (pl.: Kroondoppen), Dop or Dopje
  50. Dzongkha (Bhutan) - khaptoe
  51. Ebira (Nigeria) - oku injongo
  52. English – crown cap
  53. English varieties:
  54. bottle cap
  55. bottle top (for example in Nigeria)
  56. lid (South Africa)
  57. Esperanto – Kronfermilo
  58. Estonian - pudelikork (sg) - pudelikorgid (pl)
  59. Ewe (Western Africa) - Aŋetu ƒe nugbɔ
  60. Fang (Equatorial Guinea, Gabon) - bidjiga bi nteng
  61. dialects - edjiga nvuru, edjiga niyoman
  62. Faroese - fløsku proppur
  63. Fijian - na i sogo
  64. Fiji Hindi - dhakan
  65. Finnish – kruunukorkki (short: korkki)
  66. French – capsule
  67. Fula (Western Africa) - sukkoode butel
  68. Fut (Cameroon) - Cuseng Tseng
  69. Galician - tapón de botella
  70. Georgian – ხუფები (khufebi)
  71. German – Kronkorken
  72. German dialects / varieties:
  73. Bierdeckel
  74. Bierdeckeli / Deckeli (Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
  75. Bierdoppen
  76. Bierkappe
  77. Bierkapsel (Austria)
  78. Bierstöppel
  79. Bierstöpsel
  80. Blechdeckel
  81. Duddeln
  82. Kapsel (Austria, Bavaria)
  83. Kronenkorken
  84. Kroner
  85. Kroni
  86. Stöpsel
  87. Greek - Καπάκι μπουκαλιού (kapaki bonkaliu) / Καπάκιn (kapaki)
  88. Greek commonly used - καπάκι στέμμα (kapaki stemma)
  89. Greenlandic - Simik naqiguttartoq
  90. Guarani (South America) - Tapa, Jaho'iha
  91. Gujarati (India) - તાજ ટોપી (taja topi)
  92. Gwari (Gbagyi dialect in Nigeria) - murfin kolaba
  93. Haitian Creole - Bwason byè ki
  94. Hausa (Western Africa) - kan kanbe
  95. north western Nigeria dialect - kwankwalati
  96. Hawaiianisch - pāpale ʻōmole
  97. Hebrew – פקקים (pkakim, pl), פקק (pkak, sg)
  98. Hindi - ढक्कन (dhakkan)
  99. Hmong (China) - lub hau npog
  100. Hungarian - korona zár, korona kupak (standard language) / (sörös)kupak (colloquial Hungarian)
  101. Hyam (Nigeria) - nwon kwoba
  102. Ibibio (Nigeria) - ukop mmin
  103. Icelandic - flösku tappi
  104. Igala (Nigeria) - owipken
  105. Igbo (Nigeria) - okwushi
  106. Ilocano (Philippines) - kalupkop ti botelia
  107. Indonesian – tutup botol / cumpling
  108. Inuktitut (eskimo language in Canada) - ᐳᓪᓚᐅᔭᒃ ᓇᓴᒃ (Pullowyak Nahsuk)
  109. Irish - caipín
  110. Italian – tappo a corona
  111. regional italian varieties:
  112. Agrette
  113. Coercetti
  114. Coperchini
  115. Lattine
  116. Quercin (Ticino, Switzerland)
  117. Ramette
  118. Scudellini
  119. Stagnarielli
  120. Tappini
  121. Tollini
  122. Iyasa (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea) - idudu dja eposi
  123. Japanese (okan)
  124. Javanese - tutup botol (꧋ꦠꦸꦠꦸꦥ꧀ꦧꦺꦴꦠꦺꦴꦭ꧀꧈)
  125. Jju (Nigeria) - bvung ditiok
  126. Kanuri (Western Africa) - thi
  127. Kannada (India) - ಮುಚ್ಚಳ (muccala)
  128. Kashmiri (India) - تاجٕ ٹوئپ
  129. Kazakh - қақпақ (qaqpaq)
  130. Khmer - គម្របដប (komrob dab)
  131. Kikuyu (Kenya) - nyota, dindi
  132. Kimeru (Kenya) - nkunîki, ndurî
  133. Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) - ibijegeri
  134. Kiribatian - bonotanimata
  135. Kirundi - umufuniko, akagwengeri
  136. Konkani (India) - बाटलेची टोपी
  137. Korean - 병뚜껑 (pyeong du geong)
  138. Krio (Sierra Leone) - bɔtul kap
  139. Kunama (Eritrea) - kororota kabudada
  140. Kurdish (Kurmanji) - devik
  141. Kurdish (Sorani) - سەرەسۆدە (seresode)
  142. Kyrgyz - Ботолко жапкыч (botolko zhapkych)
  143. Laotian – ຝາ (fa bia/cola/pepsi)
  144. Latvian – korķītis, korķis
  145. Lenje (Zambia) - tufwekesho
  146. Lingala (Congo) - ezipeli mulangui
  147. Lithuanian – kamstelis, probke
  148. Luganda (Uganda) - enkofiira y’eccupa / engule
  149. Luhya (Kenya) - shipeke (singular), vipeke (plural)
  150. Luo (Eastern Africa) - pekle
  151. Lusoga (Uganda) - enkofiira y’eccupa / engule
  152. Luxembourgish - Kapsel, Fläschenstop
  153. Macedonian – капаче (capache)
  154. Malagasy - kapisily
  155. Malay (Malaysia) - penutup botol
  156. Malay (Brunei, in Jawi writing) - ڤنوتوڤ بوتول (penutup botol)
  157. Maldivian (Dhivehi) - ފުޅީގެ މަތިގަނޑު (fulhige mathigandu)
  158. Maltese – tapp (pl. Tappijiet)
  159. Maltese among older people – tappini
  160. Mandinka (Gambia) - datun
  161. Manx (Isle of Man, UK) - farkyl boteil (Sg.), farkil voteil (Pl.)
  162. Maori (New Zealand) - Tawhio pounamu
  163. Margi (Nigeria) - kracolba
  164. Marshallese (Marsall Islands) - mejen baddo
  165. Mbessa (Cameroon) - tselaching
  166. Meta' (Cameroon) - cobre cheng
  167. Meru (Kenya) - Nduri
  168. Mongolian - лонхны таг (lonkhny tag) / ᠯᡆᠠᡗᠠᠠᡚ ᡐᠠᠠᡗ in old mogolian writing
  169. Montenegrin - Čep za flašu
  170. Mooré (Burkina Faso) - liingua (sg) / liinguesi (pl)
  171. Ndebele (South Africa) - ikapkap
  172. Ndebele (Zimbabwe) - isivimbo
  173. Nepali - बोत्त्लको बिर्को (bottlako birko)
  174. Northern Sami (Northern Scandinavia) - Bohtalgoarka
  175. Northern Sotho (Botswana, Südafrika) - sekhurumelo
  176. Norwegian - kronekorker
  177. Nupe (Nigeria) - beregi
  178. Odia (India) - ବୋତଲ କ୍ୟାପ୍ |
  179. Oromo (India) - Qophee qaruuraa
  180. Palauan - dengebel a butiliang
  181. Panjabi (India) - ਟੋਪੀ (topi)
  182. Papiamento (Caribbean, ABC-Islands) - tapa di botter
  183. Pashto (Afghanistan) - د بوتل سرپوښ (da bottle sar)
  184. Patois (Jamaica) - bokkle cap
  185. Persian – درب بطری (darbee butree)
  186. Pinyin (Cameroon) - ngwru'uh ntseng
  187. Polish – kapsel
  188. Portuguese – carica
  189. tampinha (short: tampa) (Brazil)
  190. Quechua - qirpay
  191. Romanian – capac
  192. Russian – кронен-пробки (cronen-probkee), short: пробки (probkee)
  193. Russian dialects / varieties:
  194. Пробка (probka)
  195. крышка (krishkа)
  196. Samoan - momono o fagu
  197. Sango (Central African Republic) - yanga ti samba
  198. Sanskrit - कूपीपिधानम् (kupipidhanam)
  199. Scottish Gaelic - caip botal
  200. Serbian - krunski čep
  201. Sesotho - (South Africa, Lesotho) - la paniki
  202. Seychellois Creole - bouson
  203. Shangani (Mozambique) - sivuwani
  204. Sheng (Kenya Slang) - mbota
  205. Shona (Zimbabwe, Mozambique) - chivombo, chivaro
  206. Sindhi (Pakistan) - بوتل جي ٽوپي (bottle ji topi)
  207. Singhalese - බෝතල් මූඩි (botal mudi)
  208. Siswati (South Africa) - libodlela topisi / sivalo selibodlela
  209. Slovenian - kronski zamašek
  210. Somali - daboolka dhalada
  211. Soninke (Western Africa) - butel keba
  212. Sorbian (East Germany) - krónka
  213. Southern Sami (Sweden, Norway) - dåmhpa
  214. Spanish – Chapa de botella (short: chapa)
  215. Spanish dialects / varieties:
  216. Cajuela (El Salvador)
  217. Calas / Calitas (northern Chile)
  218. Chapita de botella
  219. Corcholata (Mexico)
  220. Ficha (Mexico)
  221. Plastilata (Mexico)
  222. Tapa (Mexico)
  223. Tapadera (Mexico, Equatorial Guinea)
  224. Tapa corona
  225. Tapa de botella
  226. Tapilla (ecuadorian coast region)
  227. Tapón (Equatorial Guinea)
  228. Tillo (ecuadorian andean region)
  229. Tapita de botella
  230. Standard Moroccan Berber - isek'k'en n'elk'eraet
  231. Susu (Guinea) - dérakoté
  232. Swahili – vifuniko, visoda
  233. Swazi (Swaziland, South Africa) - libodlela topisi
  234. Swedish – kronkapsyl (colloquially used: kapsyl)
  235. Taiwanese - 瓶蓋 (ping gai)
  236. Tajik - сарпӯши шиша (sarpooshi shisha)
  237. Tamil (Sri Lanka, India) - பாட்டில் மூடி (puhtill mooti)
  238. Tataric (Russia) - сыра бокесе (Syra bokese)
  239. Telugu (India) - మూత (muta)
  240. Tetum (East Timor) - botir-takan
  241. Thai - ฝาน้ำอัดลม (fa nam ad lom - soda cap)
  242. Tibetan - ཤེལ་དམ ཁེབས་གཅོད་རྒྱག (shel dam khebs gcod rgyag)
  243. Tigrinya (Eritrea, Ethiopia) - ባሊቃ (balika, colloquial language) / መኽደን ጠርሙዝ (mekden termus, official language)
  244. Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinea) - kraun kep
  245. Tongan - tapuna hina
  246. Tsonga (South Africa) - wasi bodlhela kepisi
  247. Tswana (South Africa, Botswana) - sekhurumelo / skwalo
  248. Turkish – kapak (sg) – kapaklar (pl)
  249. Turkmen - çüýşe gapagy (chyujshe gapaghy)
  250. Twi (Ghana) - nsa ti
  251. Tyap (Nigeria) - khwuup
  252. Ukrainian – Кришка крончата (short: кришка (krishka))
  253. Umbundu (Angola) - ocituviko congalafa
  254. Urdu - بوتل کا ڈھکن (bottle ka dhakan)
  255. Urhobo (Nigeria) - ùrhùró
  256. Uyghur (Western China) - تاج دوپپىسى (taj doppisi)
  257. Uzbek - Pivo qopqo (beer crown cap)
  258. Venda (South Africa) - chitibo
  259. Vietnamese - nắp chai
  260. Warlpiri (Aborigine language in Australia) - Kirlaji waarn-kijirni
  261. Welsh - cap potel
  262. West Frisian - flessedop
  263. Wolof (Western Africa) - kubeere
  264. Xhosa (South Africa) - isiciko se bhotile
  265. Xhosa dialects: isqhumathelo se bhotile, umqwazi
  266. Yiddisch - Flaschkaps / פלאַש היטל (Flashheetl)
  267. Yoruba (Western Africa) - Ìdérí ìgò
  268. Yucatec Maya - Cápsula
  269. Zulu - isidikiselo / ikepisi lebhodlela