From Proto-Vietic *tap, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟt₁ap (“layer, to superimpose”); cognate with Mon တပ် (“to place in sequence, arrange in order, to lay on, inflict, to fold”), Khmer ស្រទប (srâtôb) and Khasi syrtap (“fold, layer”).
- to cover something with a layer
- Tối ngủ nhớ đắp mền nha.
- Remember to cover yourself with a blanket while sleeping at night.
- to heap (earth) on
- to model (e.g. a statue)