topp

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

topp

  1. singular imperative of toppen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of toppen

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Low German topp, perhaps related to Middle Low German toppen (to beat).

Interjection[edit]

topp

  1. (dated) Indicates agreement, especially of an arrangement or a wager.
    Topp, die Wette gilt!Alright, the bet is on!
    • 1772, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Emilia Galotti[1], 4. Aufzug, 1. Auftritt:
      Und als dieses—mag er doch geschehen sein, wie er will!—Ein Graf mehr in der Welt oder weniger! Denke ich Ihnen so recht?—Topp! auch ich erschrecke vor einem kleinen Verbrechen nicht.
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    • 1784, Friedrich Schiller, Kabale und Liebe [Intrigue and Love], 5. Akt, 7. Szene:
      Thoren sind's, die von ewiger Liebe schwatzen. Ewiges Einerlei widersteht, Veränderung nur ist das Salz des Vergnügens—Topp, Luise! Ich bin dabei—Wir hüpfen von Roman zu Roman, wälzen uns von Schlamme zu Schlamm []
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    • 1808, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “Studirzimmer”, in Faust: Der Tragödie erster Teil [Faust, Part One]‎[2]:
      Faust. [] Die Wette biet’ ich! / Mephistopheles. Top!
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Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • topp” in Duden online
  • topp” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

topp

  1. Alternative form of top

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse toppr, from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (tuft, top, summit), either a secondary formation from *tebō, *tappaz (tuft, knot, peg), or from earlier *tumpaz with irregular development *mp > *pp, from Proto-Indo-European *dewmb- (penis, tail, rod).

Noun[edit]

topp m (definite singular toppen, indefinite plural topper, definite plural toppene)

  1. the top (highest point)
  2. a top (garment covering the upper body)
  3. peak, summit (e.g. of a mountain)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse toppr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

topp m (definite singular toppen, indefinite plural toppar, definite plural toppane)

  1. the top (highest point)
  2. a top (garment covering the upper body)
  3. peak, summit (e.g. of a mountain)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish topper, tupper, from Old Norse toppr, from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dumb- (tail, rod, staff, pole, penis).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

topp c

  1. top, peak
  2. top; head (topmost part of anything)

Declension[edit]

Declension of topp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative topp toppen toppar topparna
Genitive topps toppens toppars topparnas

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