kapp

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English[edit]

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A mother wearing a kapp.

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately cognate to cap.

Noun[edit]

kapp (plural kapps)

  1. A headcovering worn by many women of certain Anabaptist Christian traditions (especially Mennonites and Amish) for religious reasons. (Also spelled cap.)
    • 2018 April 1, Debby Giusti, Amish Rescue: Faith in the Face of Crime, Harlequin, →ISBN:
      “It is a prayer kapp. Amish women cover their heads when they pray.” “But you wear it all the time?” “This is true. We are always ready to pray when our head is covered.” “I pray but perhaps not often enough,” Sarah admitted.
    • 2021 December 28, Patricia Johns, Blended Amish Blessings, Harlequin, →ISBN:
      All three of the women were older with gray hair beneath white kapps. The Mennonite []

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German schap, from Old Saxon skap, from Proto-West Germanic *skap (shape), from Proto-Germanic *skapą.

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Noun[edit]

kapp (genitive kapi, partitive kappi)

  1. cupboard
  2. locker

Inflection[edit]

Declension of kapp (ÕS type 22e/riik, p-ø gradation)
singular plural
nominative kapp kapid
accusative nom.
gen. kapi
genitive kappide
partitive kappi kappe
kappisid
illative kappi
kapisse
kappidesse
kapesse
inessive kapis kappides
kapes
elative kapist kappidest
kapest
allative kapile kappidele
kapele
adessive kapil kappidel
kapel
ablative kapilt kappidelt
kapelt
translative kapiks kappideks
kapeks
terminative kapini kappideni
essive kapina kappidena
abessive kapita kappideta
comitative kapiga kappidega

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Further reading[edit]

  • kapp in Eesti keele põhisõnavara sõnastik
  • M. Langemets, M. Tiits, T. Valdre, L. Veskis, Ü. Viks, P. Voll, editors (2009), “kapp”, in [EKSS] Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat [Descriptive Dictionary of the Estonian Language]‎[1] (online dictionary, in Estonian), 2nd edition, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation)
  • kapp in Raadik, M., editor (2018), Eesti õigekeelsussõnaraamat ÕS 2018, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus, →ISBN
  • kapp in Sõnaveeb

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kapp

  1. singular imperative of kappen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of kappen

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kapp (energy, zeal), itself a variant of kamp (battle), probably via Middle Low German from Latin campus (field, battlefield).

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Noun[edit]

kapp n (genitive singular kapps, no plural)

  1. zeal, eagerness
  2. energy, effort
  3. competition

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  • kappi (hero, champion)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Nordkapp - North Cape, Norway

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput, via German Kap.

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kapp n (definite singular kappet, indefinite plural kapp, definite plural kappa or kappene)

  1. a cape, headland, promontory

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput, via German Kap.

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Noun[edit]

kapp n (definite singular kappet, indefinite plural kapp, definite plural kappa)

  1. a cape, headland, promontory

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Adverb[edit]

kapp

  1. sometimes i kapp is used instead of ikapp (which see)

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