lapa

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See also: lapā, lāpa, łapa, łapą, and лапа

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Sotho lelapa.

Noun[edit]

lapa (plural lapas)

  1. An open structure in South Africa, typically a thatched roof supported by wooden poles.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese 喇叭 (lǎba).

Noun[edit]

lapa (plural lapas)

  1. (music) A metal wind instrument of 19th-century China, resembling the oboe.

Anagrams[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lapâ

  1. rotten; decayed

Buginese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa (lontara ᨒᨄ)

  1. lava

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈl̪apaʔ/
  • Hyphenation: la‧pa

Noun[edit]

lapa

  1. (arithmetic, division) quotient; the result of division.

See also[edit]

Elementary Arithmetic:

Verb[edit]

lapa

  1. to cut into sizable chunks or portions.
  2. to mutilate; hack to pieces.
    Synonyms: guhay, pingkol

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lapa, from Proto-Uralic *lapa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑpɑ/, [ˈlɑpɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑ
  • Syllabification: la‧pa

Noun[edit]

lapa

  1. blade (of an oar or propeller, etc)
  2. (anatomy) shoulder of a horse or other animal
  3. (dialectal) shoulder of a human
Declension[edit]
Inflection of lapa (Kotus type 9/kala, p-v gradation)
nominative lapa lavat
genitive lavan lapojen
partitive lapaa lapoja
illative lapaan lapoihin
singular plural
nominative lapa lavat
accusative nom. lapa lavat
gen. lavan
genitive lavan lapojen
lapainrare
partitive lapaa lapoja
inessive lavassa lavoissa
elative lavasta lavoista
illative lapaan lapoihin
adessive lavalla lavoilla
ablative lavalta lavoilta
allative lavalle lavoille
essive lapana lapoina
translative lavaksi lavoiksi
instructive lavoin
abessive lavatta lavoitta
comitative lapoineen
Possessive forms of lapa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lapani lapamme
2nd person lapasi lapanne
3rd person lapansa
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑpɑˣ/, [ˈlɑpɑ(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpɑ
  • Syllabification: la‧pa

Verb[edit]

lapa

  1. Indicative present connegative form of lappaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of lappaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of lappaa.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lapa

  1. third-person singular past historic of laper

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Obscure. Either from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *lappa, of from Proto-Germanic *lappô: "rag", then "border", then, hypothetically, "shelter".[1]

menhir known as lapa de Gargantáns, Galicia

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapas)

  1. grotto, cave; shelter
  2. standing stone
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Obscure.[2]

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapas)

  1. (mollusc) limpet
  2. (figuratively) Someone dependent; someone disregarding or ignorant of another's personal space
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From lapar (to lap, lick with the tonge).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapas)

  1. flame
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lapa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lapa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lapa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lapa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa m (genitive singular lapa, nominative plural lapaí)

  1. paw
  2. flipper
  3. webbed foot
  4. double cable-stitch

Synonyms[edit]


Latvian[edit]

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 lapa on Latvian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

lapa f (4th declension)

  1. leaf
    lapas plātneleaf blade
    koku lapastree leaves
    lapu koksleafy tree, deciduous tree
    lapu dārzeņileafy vegetables (cabbage, spinach, etc.)
  2. sheet of paper, especially in a book
    papīras lapasheet of paper
    aptaujas lapasurvey sheet
    grāmatas lapabook page
    lapas puse, lappusehalf sheet (= page)
  3. (Internet) web page
    vikipēdijas sākumlapathe (Latvian) Wikipedia home page

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Mmen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English wrapper.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

làpā

  1. (cloth) wrapper (for something)

Further reading[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlapə/
  • Hyphenation: là‧pa

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lape)

  1. bee

Portuguese[edit]

lapa (2)

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly of Pre-Celtic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapas)

  1. grotto; cave, especially one used as shelter
  2. limpet (a small mollusc)

Synonyms[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • Lapa (name of several cities)

Related terms[edit]


Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlapa/
  • Hyphenation: là‧pa

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapi)

  1. bee

Sikaiana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rubber.

Noun[edit]

lapa

  1. rubber

Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-dàmba.

Verb[edit]

lapa

  1. to be hungry

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lapa f (plural lapas)

  1. limpet
  2. (figuratively) limpet, person who sticks to another

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lapa (present lapar, preterite lapade, supine lapat, imperative lapa)

  1. to lap (to slurp up a liquid)

Conjugation[edit]