stap

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See also: Stap and štap

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

stap (third-person singular simple present staps, present participle stapping, simple past and past participle stapped)

  1. (obsolete) Eye dialect spelling of stop.

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Prefixed form of tap ,onomatopoeia.Compare Old English stæf, Dutch staf, German Stab, Swedish stav, all meaning 'stick, staf

Noun[edit]

stap m

  1. stick, staff
  2. bat
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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

stap

  1. female goat
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Stap. Capra.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ɑp
  • IPA(key): /stɑp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

stap m (plural stappen, diminutive stapje n)

  1. step

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

stap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stappen
  2. imperative of stappen

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English stæppan.

Verb[edit]

stap

  1. Alternative form of steppen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English stæpe.

Noun[edit]

stap

  1. Alternative form of steppe

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewb- (to push, stick).

Verb[edit]

stap (third-person singular present staps, present participle stappin, past stappeet, past participle stappeet)

  1. (South Scots) to push (something into something); to force (something into something)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English stop

Verb[edit]

stap

  1. To be
    Balus i stap long graun.
    The airplane is on the ground.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:26:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Particle[edit]

stap

  1. Used to form the progressive tense.
    Em i go i stap. He is going.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:9:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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See also[edit]

Tok Pisin tense markers: