râper

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French râper, rasper, from Old French rasper, from Medieval Latin raspāre (to scrape; rake), from Frankish *hraspōn, from Proto-Germanic *hraspōną, a derivative of Proto-Germanic *hrespaną (to tear), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)krebʰ- (to turn; bend; shrink). Romance cognates include Occitan, Catalan, Spanish, and Portuguese raspar and Italian raspare. Related to Old High German raspōn (to scrape together; rasp), Middle Dutch raspen, Middle Low German raspen, Old English ġehrespan (to plunder).

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  • IPA(key): /ʁɑ.pe/
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Verb[edit]

râper

  1. to grate (e.g. cheese)
  2. to shave (e.g. wood)

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