See also: GAAP

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɣaːp/
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  • Hyphenation: gaap
  • Rhymes: -aːp

Etymology 1 edit

From gapen.

Noun edit

gaap m (plural gapen, diminutive gaapje n)

  1. yawn

Interjection edit


  1. An exclamation of sleepiness, boredom or disinterest: yawn!

Etymology 2 edit

Blend of geit +‎ schaap.

Noun edit

gaap f or n (plural gapen, diminutive gaapje n)

  1. (neologism) geep (cross of a sheep and a goat)
    Synonym: scheit

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit


  1. inflection of gapen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative