halp

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

halp (third-person singular simple present halps, present participle halping, simple past and past participle halped)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous) Alternative spelling of help
  2. (obsolete) Alternative form of holp (helped)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The modern form is generally used only as an imperative ("Halp!"). The other forms are more rare. On the internet often associated with lolcats.
  • In Internet slang, the verb may describe action that was intended to be helpful, but in reality is counterproductive or not useful: "Stop halping!"

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German halp, from Old High German halp, from Proto-West Germanic *halb, from Proto-Germanic *halbaz (half). Cognate with German halb, English half.

Adjective[edit]

halp (not comparable)

  1. (Sette Comuni) half
    Halbe lòite zèint ziich.Half the people are sick.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “halp” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

halp m

  1. h-prothesized form of alp

Verb[edit]

halp m

  1. h-prothesized form of alp

Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

halp

  1. third-person singular past indicative active of hjalpa

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

halp

  1. (archaic) past tense of hjälpa.