harpe

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἅρπη (hárpē)

Noun[edit]

harpe (plural harpes)

  1. (Ancient Greece) A type of curved weapon or implement, variously described as a sickle, a pruning hook, or a curved sword like a scimitar. In later depictions it became a combination of a straight sword on one side and a curved blade on the other.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English harpe

Noun[edit]

harpe (plural harpes)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of harp

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish harpæ, from Old Norse harpa (harp), from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ. Compare Norwegian Bokmål harpe, Swedish and Icelandic harpa, German Harfe, Dutch and English harp.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /harpə/, [ˈhɑːb̥ə]

Noun[edit]

harpe c (singular definite harpen, plural indefinite harper)

  1. (music) harp

Declension[edit]

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpe f (plural harpes)

  1. (music) harp (musical instrument)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

harpe

  1. inflection of harper:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpē f (genitive harpēs); first declension

  1. a curved sword, scimitar

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular Plural
nominative harpē harpae
genitive harpēs harpārum
dative harpae harpīs
accusative harpēn harpās
ablative harpē harpīs
vocative harpē harpae

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

Noun[edit]

harpe f

  1. harp, lyre

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • harpe”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • harpe”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpe (plural harpes)

  1. harp

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French harpe, from Late Latin harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

Noun[edit]

harpe f (plural harpes)

  1. (Jersey) harp

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ. Compare with Danish harpe, Swedish and Icelandic harpa, German Harfe, Dutch and English harp.

Noun[edit]

harpe f, m (definite singular harpa or harpen, indefinite plural harper, definite plural harpene)

  1. (music) a harp

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

Noun[edit]

harpe f (definite singular harpa, indefinite plural harper, definite plural harpene)

  1. (music) harp

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpe f (oblique plural harpes, nominative singular harpe, nominative plural harpes)

  1. harp

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpe f pl

  1. plural of harpă