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