krapa

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Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Galibi Carib karapa[1] and/or Arawak karaba[2]. Cognate of English crappo.

Noun[edit]

krapa

  1. The andiroba, crabwood tree, or crappo; Carapa guianensis
  2. The African crabwood tree; Carapa procera

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: krapboom

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. van Donselaar (2013), Nicoline van der Sijs, editor, Woordenboek van het Nederlands in Suriname van 1667 tot 1876 [Dictionary of the Dutch Language in Suriname from 1667 to 1876], Amsterdam; The Hague: Meertens Instituut/Nederlandse Taalunie, →ISBN, page 127
  2. ^ F.W. Ostendorf, editor (1962) Nuttige planten en sierplanten van Suriname [Useful plants and ornamental plants of Suriname] (Landbouwproefstation in Suriname), issue 79, page 136