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 Pearl Harbor.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (US, ethnic slur) 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). Compare Latin apīscor (I grasp), Ancient Greek ἅπτω (háptō, fasten, bind), Old Armenian ունիմ (unim, possess), Sanskrit आप्त (āpta, to reach, gain, take possession of). The verb is suppletive with past dhashë and participle dhënë from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. I give

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

jap

  1. (colloquial) yep; yup; yop