Kippe

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Probably via unattested Middle Low German and Old Saxon forms from Latin cippus ‎(pole). The word is attested in early modern German in an Upper German form kipfe and originally meant “top, point”.

Noun[edit]

Kippe f ‎(genitive Kippe, plural Kippen)

  1. stub, butt (remnant of a smoked cigarette)
  2. (colloquial) cigarette
    Hasse ma 'ne Kippe?
    You got a fag?
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb kippen ‎(to tilt, to dump), which itself might be derived from Kippe (etymology 1, above).

Noun[edit]

Kippe f ‎(genitive Kippe, plural Kippen)

  1. dump (pile of refuse)
  2. (chiefly in auf der Kippe) spot where something is tilted or tips over
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