grap

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grap f (plural grappen, diminutive grapje n)

  1. joke

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Middle High German[edit]

Noun[edit]

grap n (genitive grabes, plural grap or grabe or greber)

  1. grave
    • 12-13th century. In: Tristan von Meister Gotfrit von Straszburg mit der Fortsetzung des Meisters Ulrich von Turheim in zwey Abtheilungen herausgegeben von E. von Groote, Berlin, 1821, page 387:
      Ist ez, als i'z vernomen habe,
      Ich wene, so waren der grabe zwei.

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *graipō. Cognate with Middle Low German grēpe, Middle Dutch grepe (Dutch greep), Old High German greifa, Old Norse greip (Swedish grep).

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grāp f

  1. grip, grasp, clutches

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grabą, *grabō (grave, trench, ditch), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape). Compare Old Saxon graf (Low German Graf, Graff), Dutch graf, Old English græf (English grave), Old Frisian gref (West Frisian grêf), Old Norse grǫf (Danish grav, Icelandic gröf), Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐌱𐌰 (graba).

Noun[edit]

grap n

  1. grave
  2. tomb

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