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kop

See also: Kop and köp

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

kop (plural kops)

  1. (South Africa) A hill or mountain.

AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

kop (plural koppe, diminutive koppie)

  1. A head

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kop m

  1. A kick

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse koppr, from Middle Low German kop.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kop c (singular definite koppen, plural indefinite kopper)

  1. A cup; A concave vessel for holding liquid, generally adorned with either a handle or a stem (confer goblet, glass.)
    ... kop.
    Pour the wine into the cup.

InflectionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch cop, probably from Late Latin cuppa. Cognate with English cup, German Kopf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kop m (plural koppen, diminutive kopje n)

  1. cup (for drinking)
  2. (metonymically) A cup's content, a helping of beverage (especially warm) served in a cup
    Nog een kopje thee?
    (Do you want) another cup of tea?
  3. animal's head (except usually horses)
    Buldogs hebben een angstaanjagende kop.
    Bulldogs have a scary head.
  4. (informal, sometimes derogatory) human head
    Hou je kop!
    Shut up!
  5. (colloquial, by extension) A (male) human.
    Wat een kwaaie kop!
    Now that's an angry guy!
  6. The head of a nail, pin etc.
    Je slaat de spijker op de kop.
    You hit the nail on the head.
  7. The front, the lead, e.g. in a race; charge, control.
    De underdog ligt op kop.
    The underdog is in the lead.
  8. Heading of a piece of text
  9. Newspaper headline
  10. Heads, the side of a coin or banknote on which a head may be printed.

Usage notesEdit

  • It is considered impolite to refer to someone’s head with kop as that word normally only refers to the head of animals, although for horses, which are considered noble animals, hoofd is generally used.

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VerbEdit

kop

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

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from the verb kopati.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kop m inan (genitive [please provide], nominative plural [please provide])

  1. hoe (tool)

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Kopf

NounEdit

kop c (plural koppen)

  1. head

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