rappen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Rappen.

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Noun[edit]

rappen (plural rappen)

  1. A unit of currency in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, equal to one-hundredth of a Swiss franc. [from 17th c.]
    • 1979, John Le Carré, Smiley's People, Folio Society 2010, p. 273:
      ‘Meticulous to a fault,’ he declared respectfully – even if the fault included checking Toby's imprest down to the last Swiss Rappen, a discipline he accepted with a rueful grace.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rap.

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Verb[edit]

rappen (past singular rapte, past participle gerapt)

  1. to rap (speak lyrics in the style of rap music)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɛpən/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛpən/ (many speakers, approximating English pronunciation)

Verb[edit]

rappen (third-person singular simple present rappt, past tense rappte, past participle gerappt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to rap

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