tapet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English teped, from Latin tapetum (later influenced by or re-borrowed from Latin).

Noun[edit]

tapet (plural tapets)

  1. (obsolete) A decorative wall-hanging; a hanging cloth or piece of tapestry.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xi:
      in those Tapets weren fashioned / Many faire pourtraicts, and many a faire feate [...].

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tapeːt/, [tˢaˈpʰeːˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

tapet n (singular definite tapetet, plural indefinite tapeter)

  1. wallpaper (decorative paper for walls)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See tape (to bind with adhesive tape).

Verb[edit]

tapet

  1. past participle of tape

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapet n

  1. definite singular of tap

Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

From Latin and Italian, via German Tapete

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapet n (definite singular tapetet, indefinite plural tapet or tapeter, definite plural tapeta or tapetene)

  1. wallpaper (decorative paper for walls)
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tapet n

  1. definite singular of tap

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin and Italian, via German Tapete

Noun[edit]

tapet n (definite singular tapetet, indefinite plural tapet, definite plural tapeta)

  1. wallpaper (decorative paper for walls)
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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Noun[edit]

tapet c

  1. a wallpaper (decorative paper for walls)

Declension[edit]

Declension of tapet 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tapet tapeten tapeter tapeterna
Genitive tapets tapetens tapeters tapeternas

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