See also: Kap, Kap., kæp, kąp, and kAp

Albanian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Albanian *kapa, from Proto-Indo-European *kap-.[1][2] Cognate to (Baltic) Latvian kàmpju, kàmpt; Proto-Celtic *kawnos (Old Irish cúan, Irish cuan, Scottish Gaelic cuan); Proto-Germanic *habnō, Proto-Germanic *habjaną (to have, lift); Proto-Hellenic *kapťō (Ancient Greek κάπτω (káptō)), Proto-Hellenic *kṓpā (Ancient Greek κώπη (kṓpē)); Proto-Italic *kapiō (Latin capiō) and (perhaps) also Old Armenian խափ (xapʿ), Old Armenian խափանեմ (xapʿanem) (perhaps) and Latin capsa.

Verb edit

  1. (intransitive) to grab, grip (someone or something)
    Synonyms: rrok,
    Kape për flokësh!
    Grab her/him by the hair!
  2. (2nd person) (you) catch (an object or feelings)
  3. to seize, keep, hold (something, someone); to take or occupy (land, position)
    Synonyms: marr, pushtoj; qep
  4. to find, surprise (a person in a situation, act)
    Synonym: gjej
  5. (figurative, third person) to possess, overwhelm, scare (by a feeling, illness, demon)
  6. to understand, see, hear immediately (a problem, issue, mission, task)
    Synonym: kuptoj
  7. to reach (to); meet (someone or something that walks in front)
    Synonyms: arrij; takoj
  8. (intransitive, figurative) to start, begin (work, job, path)
    Synonyms: nis, filloj
  9. (third person) to tan, warm up (by the sun); to capture (by wind; military service)
    Synonyms: rrah, nxij; përfshij
    (Gheg examples)
    E ka kap dielli.
    The sun had captured her/him. (meaning “He/she's got a sunburn/tan.”)
    E rreh dielli ujët.
    The sun warms up (beats up) the water(s).
  10. (third person) to determine, constitute; to reach, cost (a high sum)
    Synonym: kushtoj
  11. to tie, bind, braid (hair)
    Synonym: lidh
  12. (figurative) to snatch, pull off (hat, wig)
    Synonyms: heq, tërheq, shkul

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • [1] active verb kap (aorist: kapa, participle: kapur) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)
  • [2] passive verb kapem / kápem (aorist: u kapa, participle: kapur) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

Noun edit

kap f

  1. lid, cover

References edit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “kap”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 169
  2. ^ Demiraj, B. (1997), “kap”, in Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: []] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7) (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi

Danish edit

Noun edit

kap n (singular definite kappet, plural indefinite kap)

  1. (geography) cape

Declension edit

Verb edit

kap

  1. imperative of kappe

References edit

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kɑp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kap
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch cappe, from Late Latin cappa.

Noun edit

kap f (plural kappen, diminutive kapje n)

  1. cap
  2. cover
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: kapu
  • Negerhollands: kap
  • Indonesian: kap
  • Papiamentu: kap

Etymology 2 edit

From kappen.

Noun edit

kap m (uncountable)

  1. stroke; chopping

Verb edit

kap

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

Anagrams edit

Haitian Creole edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit

kap

  1. Clipping of kapab.

Etymology 2 edit

Particle edit

kap

  1. Contraction of ki ap.
    • 2019 March 19, “Rankont ann Itali ant Anvwaye Espesyal Etazini ak Larisi sou Kriz Venezuela a”, in Lavwadlamerik[3]:
      Anvwaye espesyal Etazini pou Venezuela, Elliot Abrams, ak vis-minis afè etranjè Larisi, Sergei Ryabkov, ap fè reyinyon nan vil Wòm ann Itali pou yo pale sou sityasyon Venezuela kap agrave.”
      American Special Envoy for Venezuela Elliot Abrams and Russian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Ryabkov are meeting in the city of Rome, Italy to talk about "the situation in Venezuela which is worsening."

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

kap

  1. cape
Derived terms edit

Hokkien edit

For pronunciation and definitions of kap – see (“and”).
(This term is the pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

Probably an onomatopoeia.[1]

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

kap

  1. (transitive) to get, to receive (from someone: -tól/-től; as something: -ul/-ül)
  2. (intransitive) to snatch, to grab (expressing a sudden movement) (with -hoz/-hez/-höz, -ba/-be, felé, or után)
  3. (transitive, dialectal) to find

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

Compound words

(With verbal prefixes):

Expressions

References edit

  1. ^ kap in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading edit

  • kap in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Indonesian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkap̚/
  • Hyphenation: kap

Etymology 1 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

kap (first-person possessive kapku, second-person possessive kapmu, third-person possessive kapnya)

  1. (nautical, archaic) rope
    Synonym: tali

Etymology 2 edit

From Dutch kap, from Middle Dutch cappe, from Late Latin cappa.

Noun edit

kap (first-person possessive kapku, second-person possessive kapmu, third-person possessive kapnya)

  1. cap
  2. cover
Synonyms edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

kap (first-person possessive kapku, second-person possessive kapmu, third-person possessive kapnya)

  1. short for kapital.

Further reading edit

Northern Kurdish edit

Etymology edit

From Armenian կապ (kap).

Noun edit

kap m or f

  1. rope

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Cabolov, R. L. (2001), “kāp”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kurdskovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Kurdish Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Russian Academy Press Vostochnaya Literatura, page 514
  • Chyet, Michael L. (2020), “kap”, in Ferhenga Birûskî: Kurmanji–English Dictionary (Language Series; 1), volume I, London: Transnational Press, page 376b

Further reading edit

  • Dankoff, Robert (1995) Armenian Loanwords in Turkish (Turcologica; 21), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, § 328, page 75

Old Frisian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *kaup, from Proto-Germanic *kaupaz, from Latin caupo (tradesman). Cognates include Old English ċēap and Old Dutch *cōp.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kāp m

  1. purchase

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: kuup
  • Saterland Frisian: Koop
  • West Frisian: keap

References edit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

kap

  1. second-person singular imperative of kapać

Semai edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *kap ~ *kaap (to bite); cognate with Vietnamese cạp, Bahnar kăp, Pacoh cáp, Khasi jkep, Khmer ត្រកាប់ (trɑkap), Car Nicobarese kap.

Verb edit

kap[1]

  1. to bite

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Basrim bin Ngah Aching (2008) Kamus Engròq Semay – Engròq Malaysia, Kamus Bahasa Semai – Bahasa Malaysia, Bangi: Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kapь.

Noun edit

kȃp f (Cyrillic spelling ка̑п)

  1. drop
  2. stroke (brain hemorrhage)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Southern Kam edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kap

  1. ear

Swedish edit

Pronunciation edit

Declension edit

Declension of kap 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kap kapet kap kapen
Genitive kaps kapets kaps kapens

Etymology 1 edit

From Old French cap, from Provençal, ultimately from Latin caput (head).

Noun edit

kap n

  1. (geography) cape

Etymology 2 edit

Deverbal from kapa (hijack).

Noun edit

kap n

  1. a bargain, a steal, a catch (something (valuable) gotten for a very low price or with very low effort)
    För 1000 kr är den ett kap. Den är värd minst det dubbla.
    It's a steal at 1000 SEK. It's worth at least twice at much.
    Jag är ett riktigt kap
    I'm a real catch

References edit

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English cup.

Noun edit

kap

  1. cup

Turkish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Ottoman Turkish قاب (kab), from Proto-Turkic *kāp. Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (kap).

Noun edit

kap (definite accusative kabı, plural kaplar)

  1. vessel, can, container, holder, pot, case
  2. cover (of a vessel etc.)

Etymology 2 edit

From French cape.

Noun edit

kap (definite accusative kapı, plural kaplar)

  1. cape (sleeveless garment covering the torso, especially as a woman’s dress)

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit

kap

  1. second-person singular imperative of kapmak

Volapük edit

Noun edit

kap (nominative plural kaps)

  1. head

Declension edit

Zou edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

káp

  1. (transitive) to shoot

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 81