lappen

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See also: Lappen and läppen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.pə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lap‧pen
  • Rhymes: -ɑpən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lappen. Equivalent to lap +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

lappen

  1. to enfold, to embrace (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. (transitive) to piece up, to patch, to repair
  3. (transitive) to patch up, to repair with patches
  4. (transitive) to raise (money)
  5. (transitive) to pay up, to put in extra money
  6. (transitive) to clean with a shammy
  7. (transitive) to play (a trick) (with indirect object)
    Hij heeft hun een ellendige streek gelapt.
    He played an awful prank on them.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lappen (weak)
infinitive lappen
past singular lapte
past participle gelapt
infinitive lappen
gerund lappen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular lap lapte
2nd person sing. (jij) lapt lapte
2nd person sing. (u) lapt lapte
2nd person sing. (gij) lapt lapte
3rd person singular lapt lapte
plural lappen lapten
subjunctive sing.1 lappe lapte
subjunctive plur.1 lappen lapten
imperative sing. lap
imperative plur.1 lapt
participles lappend gelapt
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

lappen

  1. Plural form of lap

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of earlier Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold), from Old English *wlappan, *wlæppan, *wlappian, *wlæppian, from Proto-Germanic *wrappan-, *wlappan- (to wrap, fold), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to bend, turn). Akin to Middle English wrappen (to wrap), Danish vravle (to wind), Old Italian goluppare (to wrap) (from Germanic). More at envelop, develop.

Verb[edit]

lappen

  1. to wrap, fold

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lappen m

  1. definite singular of lapp

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lappen

  1. definite singular of lapp