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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

1325–75, Middle English kipp, from Middle Dutch kip, from Middle Low German kip (pack, bundle of hides)

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NounEdit

kip (countable and uncountable, plural kips)

  1. The untanned hide of a young or small beast, such as a calf, lamb, or young goat.
  2. A bundle or set of such hides.
  3. (obsolete) A unit of count for skins, 30 for lamb and 50 for goat.
  4. The leather made from such hide; kip leather.
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Etymology 2Edit

1760–70, probably related to Danish kippe (dive, hovel, cheap inn) and Middle Low German kiffe (hovel). From the same distant Germanic root as cove.

NounEdit

kip (plural kips)

  1. (informal, chiefly UK) A place to sleep; a rooming house; a bed.
  2. (informal, chiefly UK) Sleep, snooze, nap, forty winks, doze.
    I’m just going for my afternoon kip.
  3. (informal, chiefly UK) A very untidy house or room.
  4. (informal, chiefly UK, dated) A brothel.
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VerbEdit

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (informal, chiefly UK) To sleep; often with the connotation of a temporary or charitable situation, or one borne out of necessity.
    Don’t worry, I’ll kip on the sofabed.
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Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English kippen, from Old Norse kippa (to pull; snatch). Cognate with Norwegian kippe (to snatch), Swedish kippa (to snatch; jerk); Dutch kippen (to seize; catch).

VerbEdit

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (transitive, dialectal, Scotland) To snatch; take up hastily; filch
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To hold or keep (together)
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To conduct oneself; act

Etymology 4Edit

1910–15, Americanism, abbreviated from kilo + pound.

NounEdit

kip (plural kips)

 
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  1. A unit of force equal to 1000 pounds-force (lbf) (4.44822 kilonewtons or 4448.22 newtons); occasionally called the kilopound.
  2. A unit of weight, used, for example, to calculate shipping charges, equal to half a US ton, or 1000 pounds.
  3. (rare, nonstandard) A unit of mass equal to 1000 avoirdupois pounds.

Etymology 5Edit

1950–55, from Lao ກີບ (kiip).

 
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NounEdit

kip (plural kip)

  1. The unit of currency in Laos, divided into 100 att, symbol , abbreviation LAK.


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Etymology 6Edit

Unknown. Some senses may be related to German Kippe (stub).

NounEdit

kip (plural kips)

  1. (gymnastics) A basic skill or maneuver in artistic gymnastics on the uneven bars, parallel bars, high bar and still rings used, for example, as a way of mounting the bar in a front support position, or achieving a handstand from a hanging position. In its basic form, the legs are swung forward and upward by bending the hips, then suddenly down again, which gives the upward impulse to the body.
  2. (Australia, games, two-up) A piece of flat wood used to throw the coins in a game of two-up.
    • 1951, Jon Cleary, The Sundowners, 1952, page 208,
      Again Turk placed the pennies on the kip. He took his time, deliberate over the small action, held the kip for a long breathless moment, then jerked his wrist and the pennies were in the air.
    • 2003, Gilbert Buchanan, Malco Polia - Traveller, Warrior, page 52,
      Money was laid on the floor for bets on the heads or tails finish of two pennies tossed high into the air from a small wooden kip.
    • 2010, Colin McLaren, Sunflower: A Tale of Love, War and Intrigue, page 101,
      Jack discarded a length of wood, two twists of wire, his two-up kip and a spanner.
  3. (Scotland) A sharp-pointed hill; a projecting point, as on a hill.
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VerbEdit

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (gymnastics, intransitive) To perform the kip maneuver.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from an imitative birdcall, or related to Proto-Germanic *kiukīną (compare kuiken and kieken)[1].

NounEdit

kip f (plural kippen, diminutive kippetje n or kipje n)

  1. chicken, hen
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Etymology 2Edit

From Lao ກີບ (kiip).

NounEdit

kip m (uncountable)

  1. Kip, currency in Laos.

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kip

  1. second-person singular imperative of kipieć

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Turkic language.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȋp m (Cyrillic spelling ки̑п)

  1. statue
    kip slobodethe Statue of Liberty
    Zeusov kip u Olimpijithe statue of Zeus at Olympia
    arheolog je pažljivo ispitao kiparcheologist has carefully examined the statue

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ReferencesEdit

  • kip” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȋp m inan

  1. statue

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kíp
gen. sing. kípa
singular dual plural
nominative kíp kípa kípi
accusative kíp kípa kípe
genitive kípa kípov kípov
dative kípu kípoma kípom
locative kípu kípih kípih
instrumental kípom kípoma kípi

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic [Term?] kib, kip, from Proto-Turkic [Term?].

NounEdit

kip (definite accusative kipi, plural kipler)

  1. form

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kip
Definite accusative kipi
Singular Plural
Nominative kip kipler
Definite accusative kipi kipleri
Dative kipe kiplere
Locative kipte kiplerde
Ablative kipten kiplerden
Genitive kipin kiplerin

West UveanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English key.

NounEdit

kip

  1. key

ReferencesEdit

  • Claire Moyse-Faurie, Borrowings from Romance languages in Oceanic languages, in Aspects of Language Contact (2008, ISBN 3110206048