From Proto-Albanian *štšepa, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱep- (“cut, split”) (compare Serbo-Croatian rascijepati, Greek σκάπτω (skápto, “to dig”)).
çap (first-person singular past tense çapa, participle çapur)
- (transitive) to extend one's leg for walking; get a move on
- (transitive) to hoe
- (transitive, regional) to chew, chew on
- (intransitive) to go somewhere, set off
- (intransitive) to pace, step, stride
Borrowed from Armenian չափ (čʿapʿ, “size”).
çap (definite accusative çapı, plural çaplar)
- (military) caliber
- (figuratively) one's abilities, skills and wisdom
- Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “çap”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
- Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “չափ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in hy), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press