rappen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Rappen

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Rappen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rappen (plural rappen)

  1. A unit of currency in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, equal to one-hundredth of a Swiss franc. [from 17th c.]
    • 1979, John Le Carré, Smiley's People, Folio Society 2010, p. 273:
      ‘Meticulous to a fault,’ he declared respectfully – even if the fault included checking Toby's imprest down to the last Swiss Rappen, a discipline he accepted with a rueful grace.
    • 2015, Jill Alexander Essbaum, Hausfrau, Random House 2015, p. 112:
      There was a hole the size of a ten-rappen coin on her right shin and a run laddering after it.

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rappen

  1. to rap (speak lyrics in the style of rap music)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of rappen (weak)
infinitive rappen
past singular rapte
past participle gerapt
infinitive rappen
gerund rappen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular rap rapte
2nd person sing. (jij) rapt rapte
2nd person sing. (u) rapt rapte
2nd person sing. (gij) rapt rapte
3rd person singular rapt rapte
plural rappen rapten
subjunctive sing.1 rappe rapte
subjunctive plur.1 rappen rapten
imperative sing. rap
imperative plur.1 rapt
participles rappend gerapt
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɛpən/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛpən/ (many speakers, approximating English pronunciation)

Verb[edit]

rappen (third-person singular simple present rappt, past tense rappte, past participle gerappt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to rap

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German ropfen, from Old High German rophōn, from Proto-Germanic *ruppōną. Cognate with German rupfen, Dutch roppen.

Verb[edit]

rappen (third-person singular present rappt, past participle gerappt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to rip, to tear
  2. (transitive) to snatch, to tear off
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive rappen
participle gerappt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular rappen
2nd singular rapps rapp
3rd singular rappt
1st plural rappen
2nd plural rappt rappt
3rd plural rappen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rappen (third-person singular present rappt, past participle gerappt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to grate
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive rappen
participle gerappt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular rappen
2nd singular rapps rapp
3rd singular rappt
1st plural rappen
2nd plural rappt rappt
3rd plural rappen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
Related terms[edit]