lappa

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See also: läppä

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lappa (plural lappas)

  1. African waist scarf.
    • 1982, Claire Polakoff, African Textiles and Dyeing Techniques, Routledge, ISBN 0710009089, page 224,
      Asi clutched her child to her, then wrapped the lifeless body in the lappa which was her own skirt.
    • 1997, Nana Akua Kyerewaa Opokuwaa, Akan Protocol: Remembering the Traditions of Our Ancestors, 2005 iUniverse edition [self-published], ISBN 0595348505, page 69,
      In the colder climates of the Diaspora, women wear leotards, tights or exercise pants under the slip lappa to keep the body warm.
    • 1998, Love P. Maya, Off the Village Mat: A Novel, 2003 WRITERSWORLD edition [self-published?], ISBN 1904181147, page 56,
      The lappa was tied over a white short-sleeved lace blouse.

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Buginese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lappa (lontara ᨒᨄ)

  1. joint

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lappa f (plural lappe)

  1. burdock

Verb[edit]

lappa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lappare
  2. second-person singular imperative of lappare