yap

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

yap (plural yaps)

  1. The high-pitched bark of a small dog.
  2. Informal talk.
    • 1939, Philip George Chadwick, The Death Guard, page 59:
      Had I taken his accusations seriously I might have recommended a change in my under-managership, but I never could translate our jammy products into gas or explosives or even poison. Still yap, at least as concerned Beldite's.
    • 1989, H. T. Willetts (translator), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (author), August 1914, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ISBN 0-374-51999-4, page 190:
      They couldn’t rise above their calls for peace. Those who weren’t “defenders of the fatherland” were incapable of anything except yap and blather about “stopping the war.”
  3. The mouth, which produces speech.
    Shut your yap!
  4. (Geordie) A badly behaved child, a brat.

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Verb[edit]

yap (third-person singular simple present yaps, present participle yapping, simple past and past participle yapped)

  1. (intransitive) Of a small dog, to bark.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To talk, especially excessively.
    You’re always yapping - I wish you’d shut up.
  3. (slang) To rob or steal from someone.
    • 2000, M.O.P., Ante Up:
      Ante up! Yap that fool!

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Catawba[edit]

Noun[edit]

yap

  1. tree; wood

Usage notes[edit]

The word is also represented ya, yop, ya’p, yo’p.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

yap

  1. Yapese (Austronesian language spoken in the Federated States of Micronesia, especially by the inhabitants of Yap)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of yap (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative yap
genitive yapin
partitive yapia
illative yapiin
singular plural
nominative yap
accusative nom. yap
gen. yapin
genitive yapin
partitive yapia
inessive yapissa
elative yapista
illative yapiin
adessive yapilla
ablative yapilta
allative yapille
essive yapina
translative yapiksi
instructive
abessive yapitta
comitative

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Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

yap

  1. second-person singular negative imperative of yapmamak
  2. second-person singular imperative of yapmak

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