rups

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Dutch[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • rips (Southern Dutch, dialectal)
  • roepe (dialectal, Eastern Netherlands)
  • roeps (dialectal, Eastern Netherlands)
  • rupse (dialectal)
  • rupsene (obsolete)
  • rusp (dated, dialectal)
  • ruspe (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rupse, from earlier rupsene. Related to German Raupe and West Frisian rûp. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rups f (plural rupsen, diminutive rupsje n)

  1. caterpillar

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Adjective[edit]

rups (definite rupais, comparative rupāks, superlative visrupākais, adverb rupi)

  1. (dialectal) coarse, harsh, rough; Alternative form of rupjš

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