kop

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See also: Kop, kóp, köp, and k'op

English[edit]

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Afrikaans

Noun[edit]

kop (plural kops)

  1. (South Africa) A hill or mountain.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kop.

Noun[edit]

kop (plural koppe, diminutive koppie)

  1. head

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkop]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kop m

  1. kick

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse koppr, from Middle Low German kop.

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Noun[edit]

kop c (singular definite koppen, plural indefinite kopper)

  1. A cup; A concave vessel for holding liquid, generally adorned with either a handle or a stem (confer goblet, glass.)
    ... kop.
    Pour the wine into the cup.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch cop, probably from Late Latin cuppa.

Noun[edit]

kop m (plural koppen, diminutive kopje n)

  1. cup (for drinking)
    Nog een kopje thee?
    (Do you want) another cup of tea?
    Synonyms: mok, tas
  2. (for animals, colloquial and derogatory for humans) head
    Buldogs hebben een angstaanjagende kop.
    Bulldogs have a scary head.
    Hou je kop!
    Shut your hole!
    Synonym: hoofd
  3. (colloquial, by extension) A (male) human.
    Wat een kwaaie kop!
    What an angry guy!
  4. head of a nail, pin etc.
    Je slaat de spijker op de kop.
    You hit the nail on the head.
  5. front, lead, e.g. in a race; charge, control.
    De underdog ligt op kop.
    The underdog is in the lead.
  6. heading (of a text), headline
  7. heads (side of a coin)
    Synonym: kruis
    Antonym: munt
  8. pegbox (part of a stringed instrument that holds the tuning pegs)
Usage notes[edit]

It is considered impolite to refer to someone's head with kop. That word normally only refers to the head of animals, although for horses, which are considered noble animals, hoofd is generally used.

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: kop
  • Indonesian: kop

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kop

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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kop, from Middle Dutch cop, probably from Late Latin cuppa. Cognate to Afrikaans kop.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kop/
  • Hyphenation: kop

Noun[edit]

kop

  1. heading (of a text), headline
  2. handset
  3. head
    Synonym: kepala
  4. cup

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kop m inan or m anim

  1. (colloquial) kick (hit or strike with the leg or foot)
    Synonyms: kopniak, kopnięcie

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Noun[edit]

kop

  1. genitive plural of kopa
    Synonym: kóp

Verb[edit]

kop

  1. second-person singular imperative of kopać

Further reading[edit]

  • kop in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kop in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from kopati.

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Noun[edit]

kọ̑p m inan

  1. hoe (tool)

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • kop”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish kuoppa.

Noun[edit]

kop

  1. pit

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Dutch kop, German Kopf.

Noun[edit]

kop c (plural koppen, diminutive kopke)

  1. cup
  2. head
    Synonym: holle

Further reading[edit]

  • kop (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011
  • kop (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kópr (one who stares.)

Noun[edit]

kop m

  1. Rogue; gaping, rude, untidy or unpleasant person.

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