foppen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German foppen. Possibly a reborrowing (see below).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

foppen (past singular fopte, past participle gefopt)

  1. to fool, to trick, to deceive

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of foppen (weak)
infinitive foppen
past singular fopte
past participle gefopt
infinitive foppen
gerund foppen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular fop fopte
2nd person sing. (jij) fopt fopte
2nd person sing. (u) fopt fopte
2nd person sing. (gij) fopt fopte
3rd person singular fopt fopte
plural foppen fopten
subjunctive sing.1 foppe fopte
subjunctive plur.1 foppen fopten
imperative sing. fop
imperative plur.1 fopt
participles foppend gefopt
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Supposedly borrowed from Middle Dutch focken (to breed; to fuck; to tease). Compare modern Dutch fokken. German foppen developed and spread in criminal’s jargon (argot). An eventual relation with English fuck seems possible.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔpən/, [ˈfɔpən], [ˈfɔpm̩]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

foppen (third-person singular simple present foppt, past tense foppte, past participle gefoppt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial) to put on, to tease, to hoax

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