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