jap

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See also: Jap, JAP, Jap., and jap.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortening of Japanese, in reference to the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.

Verb[edit]

jap (third-person singular simple present japs, present participle japping, simple past and past participle japped)

  1. (Canada, US, ethnic slur, slang, transitive) To carry out a sneak attack upon (something or somebody).

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of dialectal ap, from Proto-Albanian *apa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁op-eio/e-, from *h₁ep- (to take). Cognate to Hittite 𒂊𒅁 (epp-, to take, seize, grab), Latin apīscor (I grasp), Ancient Greek ἅπτω (háptō, fasten, bind), Old Armenian ունիմ (unim, possess), Sanskrit आप्त (āpta, to reach, gain, take possession of), आप्नोति (āpnoti, to obtain, to grasp).[1] The verb is suppletive with past dhashë and participle dhënë from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃-.[2]

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jap (first-person singular past tense dhashë, participle dhënë)

  1. I give

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 79

Dutch[edit]

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jap m (plural jappen)

  1. (official spelling) Alternative letter-case form of Jap.

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

jap

  1. (colloquial) yep; yup; yop

Lashi[edit]

Verb[edit]

jap

  1. stand

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Rayón Zoque[edit]

Noun[edit]

jap

  1. ash
  2. lime (calcium-containing material)

References[edit]

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[2] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 9