dop

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See also: DOP and döp

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɒp/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English doppe, from Old English *doppa (diver), as in Old English dūfedoppa (pelican).

Noun[edit]

dop (plural dops)

  1. A diving bird.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English doppen, from Old English *doppian (to dip, dive, plunge), related to Old English doppettan (to dip, dip in, immerse).

Verb[edit]

dop (third-person singular simple present dops, present participle dopping, simple past and past participle dopped)

  1. (South Africa, slang) To fail or to plug (an examination, standard or grade)
    I dopped my exams.
  2. To dip or duck.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Dutch dop, Dutch doppen.

Noun[edit]

dop (plural dops)

  1. (South Africa, slang). A drink.
    Let's go to the bar for a dop.
  2. (South Africa, slang) An imprecise measure of alcohol; a dash.
    Give me a dop of brandy.
  3. (obsolete) A dip; a low courtesy.
  4. A little copper cup in which a diamond is held while being cut.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (cup in which diamond is cut): doop

Verb[edit]

dop (third-person singular simple present dops, present participle dopping, simple past and past participle dopped)

  1. (South Africa, slang) To drink alcohol.
    • 2004, Patrick Stevens, Politics is the Greatest Game (page 170)
      They not only forswore dopping themselves, but also contrived to make the National Party forgo a dop.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch doppe.

Noun[edit]

dop m (plural doppen, diminutive dopje n)

  1. A shell (of an egg or a fruit for example).
    Beter een half ei dan een hele dop. - Better half an egg than a whole (empty) shell.
  2. A hemispherical container such as a thimble.
  3. A bottle cap.
    Synonym: flessendop
  4. (chiefly in the plural) An eyelid.
    Kijk uit je doppen! - Look out!
  5. (Belgium, uncountable) The dole, unemployment benefit.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Petjo: dop
  • Indonesian: dop
  • Papiamentu: dòpi

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

dop

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doppen
  2. imperative of doppen

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian dopo.

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Preposition[edit]

dop

  1. behind, after (in place), back of
    L'automobilo esas dop la parieto.
    The car is behind the wall.

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Derived terms[edit]

  • dopa (back, rear, hind)
  • dope (astern, at the back, aback)
  • dopo (back)
  • dopajo (rear, back (object or part behind))
  • dedop (from behind)
  • dop-

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch dop.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɔp]
  • Hyphenation: dop

Noun[edit]

dop (first-person possessive dopku, second-person possessive dopmu, third-person possessive dopnya)

  1. A cap of axis.
  2. An arc lamp.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Transylvanian Saxon Dop (stopper).

Noun[edit]

dop n (plural dopuri)

  1. A cork (of a bottle), stopper

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to doppa (to dip), döpa (to baptize).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dop n

  1. A baptism, a christening ceremony.

Declension[edit]

Declension of dop 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dop dopet dop dopen
Genitive dops dopets dops dopens

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