See also: Harpa, harpă, and härpå

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From Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ. Compare Icelandic harpa, Norwegian and Danish harpe, Swedish harpa, German Harfe, Dutch and English harp.

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harpa f (genitive singular harpu, plural harpur)

  1. harp

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Declension of harpa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative harpa harpan harpur harpurnar
accusative harpu harpuna harpur harpurnar
dative harpu harpuni harpum harpunum
genitive harpu harpunnar harpa harpanna

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harpa

  1. third-person singular past historic of harper

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ. Compare Faroese hørpa, harpa, Norwegian and Danish harpe, Swedish harpa, German Harfe, Dutch and English harp.

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harpa f (genitive singular hörpu, nominative plural hörpur)

  1. harp

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Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Frankish *harpā. First attested in Fortunatus, 7th c. (plaudat tibi barbarus harpa).

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harpa f (genitive harpae); first declension (Early Medieval Latin)

  1. harp

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  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Old French: harpe
      • Middle French: harpe
      • Norman: harpe (Jersiais)
      • Picard: hârpe (Athois)
      • Walloon: ârpe (Forrières)
    • Old Occitan: arpa
  • Ibero-Romance:
  • Italo-Romance

Norwegian Bokmål edit

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harpa m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of harpe

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

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harpa f

  1. definite singular of harpe

Old Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

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harpa f

  1. harp

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Portuguese edit

 
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harpa

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese arpa, from Late Latin harpa, from Frankish *harpā, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ.

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  • Hyphenation: har‧pa

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harpa f (plural harpas)

  1. harp (musical instrument)

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harpa f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of harpă

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾpa/ [ˈaɾ.pa]
  • Rhymes: -aɾpa
  • Syllabification: har‧pa

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harpa f (plural harpas)

  1. Rare spelling of arpa.

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish harpa, from Old Norse harpa, from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ. Compare Norwegian and Danish harpe, Icelandic harpa, Faroese hørpa, harpa, German Harfe, Dutch and English harp.

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harpa c

  1. (music) harp

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Declension of harpa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative harpa harpan harpor harporna
Genitive harpas harpans harpors harpornas