See also: Kapp and käpp

EnglishEdit

 
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A mother wearing a kapp.

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately cognate to cap.

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kapp (plural kapps)

  1. A headcovering worn by many women of certain Anabaptist Christian traditions (especially Mennonites and Amish) for religious reasons. (Also spelled cap.)
    • 2018 April 1, Debby Giusti, Amish Rescue: Faith in the Face of Crime, Harlequin, →ISBN:
      “It is a prayer kapp. Amish women cover their heads when they pray.” “But you wear it all the time?” “This is true. We are always ready to pray when our head is covered.” “I pray but perhaps not often enough,” Sarah admitted.
    • 2021 December 28, Patricia Johns, Blended Amish Blessings, Harlequin, →ISBN:
      All three of the women were older with gray hair beneath white kapps. The Mennonite []

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German schap, from Old Saxon skap, from Proto-West Germanic *skap (shape), from Proto-Germanic *skapą.

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kapp (genitive kapi, partitive kappi)

  1. cupboard
  2. locker

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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kapp

  1. singular imperative of kappen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of kappen

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kapp (energy, zeal), itself a variant of kamp (battle), probably via Middle Low German from Latin campus (field, battlefield).

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kapp n (genitive singular kapps, no plural)

  1. zeal, eagerness
  2. energy, effort
  3. competition

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  • kappi (hero, champion)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Nordkapp - North Cape, Norway

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput, via German Kap.

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kapp n (definite singular kappet, indefinite plural kapp, definite plural kappa or kappene)

  1. a cape, headland, promontory

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput, via German Kap.

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kapp n (definite singular kappet, indefinite plural kapp, definite plural kappa)

  1. a cape, headland, promontory

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SwedishEdit

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kapp

  1. sometimes i kapp is used instead of ikapp (which see)

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