kip

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: kĭp, IPA(key): /kɪp/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Etymology 1[edit]

1325–75, Middle English kipp, from Middle Dutch kip, from Middle Low German kip (pack, bundle of hides).

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Noun[edit]

kip (countable and uncountable, plural kips)

  1. The untanned hide of a young or small beast, such as a calf, lamb, or young goat.
  2. A bundle or set of such hides.
  3. (obsolete) A unit of count for skins, 30 for lamb and 50 for goat.
  4. The leather made from such hide; kip leather.
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Etymology 2[edit]

1760–70, probably related to Danish kippe (dive, hovel, cheap inn) and Middle Low German kiffe (hovel). From the same distant Germanic root as cove.

Noun[edit]

kip (plural kips)

  1. (informal, chiefly Britain) A place to sleep; a rooming house; a bed.
  2. (informal, chiefly Britain and Australia) Sleep, snooze, nap, forty winks, doze.
    I’m just going for my afternoon kip.
  3. (informal, chiefly Britain) A very untidy house or room.
  4. (informal, chiefly Britain, dated) A brothel.
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Verb[edit]

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (informal, chiefly Britain) To sleep; often with the connotation of a temporary or charitable situation, or one borne out of necessity.
    Don’t worry, I’ll kip on the sofabed.
    Synonym: crash (US)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle English kippen, from Old Norse kippa (to pull; snatch). Cognate with Norwegian kippe (to snatch), Swedish kippa (to snatch; jerk); Dutch kippen (to seize; catch).

Verb[edit]

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (transitive, dialectal, Scotland) To snatch; take up hastily; filch
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To hold or keep (together)
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To conduct oneself; act

Etymology 4[edit]

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1910–15, Americanism, abbreviated from kilo + pound.

Noun[edit]

kip (plural kips)

  1. A unit of force equal to 1000 pounds-force (lbf) (4.44822 kilonewtons or 4448.22 newtons); occasionally called the kilopound.
  2. A unit of weight, used, for example, to calculate shipping charges, equal to half a US ton, or 1000 pounds.
  3. (rare, nonstandard) A unit of mass equal to 1000 avoirdupois pounds.

Etymology 5[edit]

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1000 kip issued in 2003

1950–55, from Lao ກີບ (kīp).

Noun[edit]

kip (plural kip)

  1. The unit of currency in Laos, divided into 100 att, symbol , abbreviation LAK.
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Etymology 6[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps related to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire dialect kep, to toss up into the air.[1] Or else, perhaps related to German Kippe (stub).

Noun[edit]

kip (plural kips)

  1. (Australia, games, two-up) A piece of flat wood used to throw the coins in a game of two-up.
    • 1951, Jon Cleary, The Sundowners, 1952, page 208,
      Again Turk placed the pennies on the kip. He took his time, deliberate over the small action, held the kip for a long breathless moment, then jerked his wrist and the pennies were in the air.
    • 2003, Gilbert Buchanan, Malco Polia - Traveller, Warrior, page 52,
      Money was laid on the floor for bets on the heads or tails finish of two pennies tossed high into the air from a small wooden kip.
    • 2010, Colin McLaren, Sunflower: A Tale of Love, War and Intrigue, page 101,
      Jack discarded a length of wood, two twists of wire, his two-up kip and a spanner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Lambert The Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary (Sydney: Macquarie Library) 2004, page 119.

Etymology 7[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

kip (plural kips)

  1. (gymnastics) A basic skill or maneuver in artistic gymnastics on the uneven bars, parallel bars, high bar and still rings used, for example, as a way of mounting the bar in a front support position, or achieving a handstand from a hanging position. In its basic form, the legs are swung forward and upward by bending the hips, then suddenly down again, which gives the upward impulse to the body.
  2. (Scotland) A sharp-pointed hill; a projecting point, as on a hill.
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Verb[edit]

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (gymnastics, intransitive) To perform the kip maneuver.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kip (comparative daha kip, superlative ən kip)

  1. tight, close (firmly held together; compact; not loose or open)

Adverb[edit]

kip

  1. tight
    kip oturmaqto sit closely
    qapını kip örtməkto shut the door tightly
    • 1988, Afaq Məsud, Qəza[1]:
      Paltarın hər iki yanı hazır idi. Qalxıb gecə köynəyini soyundu, paltarı geyinib güzgünün qabağında dayandı. Paltar əyninə kip otururdu.
      Both sides of the dress were ready. She got up, took off her nightgown, put on the dress, and stood in front of the mirror. The dress sat tightly on her body.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from an imitative birdcall, or related to Proto-West Germanic *kiukīn (compare kuiken and kieken).[1]

Noun[edit]

kip f (plural kippen, diminutive kippetje n or kipje n)

  1. (chiefly Netherlands) A chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus.
  2. A female chicken, a hen.
    Synonyms: hen, kieken, hoender
  3. (dated, slang, Netherlands) A cop.
    Synonyms: flik, klabak, politieagent, smeris, wout
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Lao ກີບ (kīp).

Noun[edit]

kip m (uncountable)

  1. Kip, currency in Laos.

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “kip1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English cheap.

Adjective[edit]

kip (masculine and feminine kip, neuter kipt, definite singular and plural kipe, comparative kipare, indefinite superlative kipast, definite superlative kipaste)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by kjip

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kip

  1. second-person singular imperative of kipieć

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȋp m (Cyrillic spelling ки̑п)

  1. statue
    Kip Slobodethe Statue of Liberty
    Zeusov kip u Olimpijithe statue of Zeus at Olympia
    arheolog je pažljivo ispitao kiparcheologist has carefully examined the statue

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • kip” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȋp m inan

  1. statue

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kíp
gen. sing. kípa
singular dual plural
nominative kíp kípa kípi
accusative kíp kípa kípe
genitive kípa kípov kípov
dative kípu kípoma kípom
locative kípu kípih kípih
instrumental kípom kípoma kípi

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Karakhanid كِيبْ(kīp), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *gēp. Doublet of gibi. Introduced during the language reform, displaced the Ottoman Turkish انموزج(enmûzec).

Noun[edit]

kip (definite accusative kipi, plural kipler)

  1. (grammar) verb mood

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kip
Definite accusative kipi
Singular Plural
Nominative kip kipler
Definite accusative kipi kipleri
Dative kipe kiplere
Locative kipte kiplerde
Ablative kipten kiplerden
Genitive kipin kiplerin

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West Uvean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English key.

Noun[edit]

kip

  1. key

References[edit]

  • Claire Moyse-Faurie, Borrowings from Romance languages in Oceanic languages, in Aspects of Language Contact (2008, →ISBN