krap

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See also: Krap, krąp, and Krąp

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch krab, from Middle Dutch crabbe, from Old Dutch *krabba. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

krap (plural krappe, diminutive krappie)

  1. crab
  2. (uncountable) crab meat
  3. (uncountable) bait made from crab meat
  4. (botany, uncommon) devil's claw (a plant of the genus Harpagophytum), especially when referring to the seeds
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch krabben, from Middle Dutch crabben, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *krabbōną. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Verb[edit]

krap (present krap, present participle krappende, past participle gekrap)

  1. to scratch
  2. to scrape
  3. to write quickly, sloppily and illegibly
  4. to rummage; to search for something either for the sake of finding something or out of curiosity
    Hy krap alweer in haar goed.
    He is rummaging through her things again.
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From South Slavic (compare Bulgarian крап (krap), Serbo-Croatian krȁp).

Noun[edit]

krap m

  1. carp

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *krapa, from Proto-Indo-European *kreh₁po ‘strong’ (compare Welsh craff, Serbo-Croatian (poetic) krȉjep).

Noun[edit]

krap m

  1. (anatomy) collarbone
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /krɑp/
  • Homophone: krab
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Adjective[edit]

krap (comparative krapper, superlative krapst)

  1. without much room, narrow, close

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of krap
uninflected krap
inflected krappe
comparative krapper
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial krap krapper het krapst
het krapste
indefinite m./f. sing. krappe krappere krapste
n. sing. krap krapper krapste
plural krappe krappere krapste
definite krappe krappere krapste
partitive kraps krappers

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Icelandic[edit]

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krap n (genitive singular kraps, nominative plural kröp)

  1. slush (half-melted snow or ice)
    Synonym: krepja

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French crabe.

Noun[edit]

krap

  1. crab

Reference[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *korpъ.

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Noun[edit]

krȁp m (Cyrillic spelling кра̏п)

  1. carp

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References[edit]

  • krap”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *korpъ.

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Noun[edit]

kràp m anim (genitive krápa, nominative plural krápi)

  1. carp

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