Rap

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See also: rap, RAP, ráp, rấp, rắp, rập, and гар

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Rap

  1. (slang, attributive) The Rapaport Diamond Report, the diamond industry standard for the pricing of diamonds.
    • 1996, Jewelers' Circular/Keystone (volume 167, issues 4-6, page 38)
      He makes good sense. However, I must comment on "CSO prices rough diamonds to its sightholders based on the Rap List." It does not. It doesn't use the list.
    • 2017, Herman Neuman, Secrets of Diamonds
      Soon after the Diamond Certificate came into being, Mr Martin Rapaport edited and published a regular weekly paper based on these official certificates. [] The Rap price is usually way off sometimes by as much as 30% or more.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rap.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁæp/ (official standard, but virtually non-existent)
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ʁɛp/ (most common Germanised pronunciation)
  • IPA(key): /ɹɛp/ (many speakers, approximating English pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

Rap m (genitive Raps, plural Raps)

  1. (uncountable) rap, rap music (music style)
  2. (countable) rap (song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Rap in Duden online