gaupe

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French gauppe ‎(a loose woman), from Old French *gaupe,*gualpe, of Germanic origin; cognate with Alemannic German Buschwalpe ‎(loose woman, procuress), Bavarian Walpe ‎(foolish woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaupe f ‎(plural gaupes)

  1. (archaic) trull, trollop

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gaupa; compare with Faroese geypa ‎(lynx) and Icelandic gaupa ‎(lynx).

Noun[edit]

gaupe f, m ‎(definite singular gaupa or gaupen, indefinite plural gauper, definite plural gaupene)

  1. lynx (wild cat)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gaupa.

Noun[edit]

gaupe f ‎(definite singular gaupa, indefinite plural gauper, definite plural gaupene)

  1. lynx (wild cat)

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Verb[edit]

gaupe

  1. to gape, to gasp for air