reep

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rep, reep, from Old Dutch reip, rēp, from Proto-Germanic *raipaz (rope, cord, band, ringlet), from Proto-Indo-European *roypnós (strap, band, rope). Cognate with Low German Reep, German Reif (ring, hoop), West Frisian reap, English rope, and Icelandic reipi (rope).

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reep m (plural repen, diminutive reepje n)

  1. a strip, resulting from ripping, cutting etc.
  2. a rope
  3. a hoop, ring
  4. an edible bar, esp. a candy bar

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