kaap

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kaap (plural kape, diminutive kapie)

  1. cape, headland
    Kaap die Goeie HoopCape of Good Hope

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French cap, from Old Occitan cap, from Latin caput.

Noun[edit]

kaap f (plural kapen, diminutive kaapje n)

  1. a cape, headland
    Kaap de Goede HoopCape of Good Hope
Descendants[edit]
  • Papiamentu: kaap (dated)

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps related to kopen (to buy, trade), possibly from Old Frisian kāp (purchase), or otherwise from Latin capio (I seize). Attested before kapen; originally only attested in the phrase ter kaap varen.

Noun[edit]

kaap f (plural kapen, diminutive kaapje n)

  1. privateering, attacking and looting enemy ships under the auspices of one's government
    Synonym: kaapvaart
  2. the bird species European herring gull, Larus argentatus (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
    Synonym: zilvermeeuw
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

kaap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kapen
  2. imperative of kapen

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Farefare[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kaap, German Kap. Compare also English cape, Spanish cabo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaap

  1. cape, headland

Inflection[edit]

Singular Plural
Regular kaap kaapdõma
Diminutive kaapbila kaapbilsi