EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

halp (third-person singular simple present halps, present participle halping, simple past and past participle halped)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous) Alternative spelling of help
  2. (obsolete) Alternative form of holp (helped)

Usage notesEdit

  • The modern form is generally used only as an imperative ("Halp!"). The other forms are more rare. On the internet often associated with lolcats.
  • In Internet slang, the verb may describe action that was intended to be helpful, but in reality is counterproductive or not useful: "Stop halping!"

AnagramsEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German halp, from Old High German halp, from Proto-West Germanic *halb, from Proto-Germanic *halbaz (half). Cognate with German halb, English half.

AdjectiveEdit

halp (not comparable)

  1. (Sette Comuni) half
    Halbe lòite zèint ziich.Half the people are sick.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “halp” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

IrishEdit

NounEdit

halp m

  1. h-prothesized form of alp

VerbEdit

halp m

  1. h-prothesized form of alp

Old NorseEdit

VerbEdit

halp

  1. third-person singular past indicative active of hjalpa

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

halp

  1. (archaic) past tense of hjälpa.