See also: Kip

English edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

  • enPR: kĭp, IPA(key): /kɪp/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Etymology 1 edit

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

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Noun edit

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.
    • 1902, Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), A Double Barrelled Detective Story:
      'Stockings, madam? Shoes?'
      'Yes, your Honor — both.'
      'Yarn, perhaps? Morocco?'
      'Yarn, your Honor. And kip.'
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Etymology 2 edit

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.

Noun edit

kip (plural kips)

  1. (informal, chiefly UK, Ireland) A place to sleep; a rooming house; a bed.
  2. (informal, chiefly UK, Australia) Sleep, snooze, nap, forty winks, doze.
    I’m just going for my afternoon kip.
  3. (informal, chiefly UK, Ireland) A very untidy house or room.
  4. (informal, chiefly UK, dated) A brothel.
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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.
    Synonym: (US) crash
    Don’t worry, I’ll kip on the sofabed.
    • 1971, Richard Carpenter, Catweazle and the Magic Zodiac, Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, page 56:
      "Steady on, mate. How was I to know this was your gaff? I was lookin' for somewhere to kip."
    • 1997, J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, published 1998, page 60:
      He took off his thick black coat and threw it to Harry.
      "You can kip under that," he said. "Don' mind it if wriggles a bit, I think I still got a couple o' dormice in one o' the pockets."
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Etymology 3 edit

From Middle English kippen, from Old Norse kippa (to pull; snatch) or Middle Dutch kippen (to grasp, seize, catch). Cognate with Norwegian kippe (to snatch), Swedish kippa (to snatch; jerk); Dutch kippen (to seize; catch). Perhaps conflated with some senses of Middle English kepen (to keep, observe, guard, take possession of, snatch) (see keep).

Verb edit

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

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

Etymology 4 edit

 kip (force) on Wikipedia

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

Noun edit

kip (plural kips)

  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 5 edit

 Lao kip on Wikipedia
 
1000 kip issued in 2003

1950–55, from Lao ກີບ (kīp).

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kip (plural kip)

  1. The unit of currency in Laos, divided into 100 att, symbol , abbreviation LAK.
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Etymology 6 edit

Unknown. Perhaps related to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire dialect kep, to toss up into the air.[1] Or else, perhaps related to German Kippe (stub).

Noun edit

kip (plural kips)

  1. (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, published 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.

References edit

  1. ^ James Lambert The Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary (Sydney: Macquarie Library) 2004, page 119.

Etymology 7 edit

Unknown.

Noun edit

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. (Scotland) A sharp-pointed hill; a projecting point, as on a hill.
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Verb edit

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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kip (comparative daha kip, superlative ən kip)

  1. tight, close (firmly held together; compact; not loose or open)

Adverb edit

kip

  1. tight
    kip oturmaqto sit closely
    qapını kip örtməkto shut the door tightly
    • 1988, Afaq Məsud, Qəza[1]:
      Paltarın hər iki yanı hazır idi. Qalxıb gecə köynəyini soyundu, paltarı geyinib güzgünün qabağında dayandı. Paltar əyninə kip otururdu.
      Both sides of the dress were ready. She got up, took off her nightgown, put on the dress, and stood in front of the mirror. The dress sat tightly on her body.

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Etymology 1 edit

 
Gallus gallus (female) in Nederlandsche vogelen, 1770-1829

Possibly from an imitative birdcall.[1] Not found in Middle Dutch or other Germanic languages. Displaced the older term hen in northern Dutch around the 18th century. The policeman sense might be from French "poulet", refering to police station in Paris that was built over a former farm.

Noun edit

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

  1. (chiefly Netherlands) A chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus.
    Synonym: huishoen
  2. A female chicken, a hen.
    Synonyms: hen, hoen, kieken
  3. (dated, slang, Netherlands) Synonym of politieagent
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Descendants edit
  • Petjo: kip (archaic)
  • Loup A: kipkip
  • Mohawk: kítkit
  • Oneida: kítkit
  • Mohegan-Pequot: kikipus

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Etymology 2 edit

From Lao ກີບ (kīp).

Noun edit

kip m (uncountable)

  1. Kip, currency in Laos.

References edit

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “kip1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

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Jamaican Creole edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Derived from English keep.

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Verb edit

kip

  1. to keep.
    • 2012, Di Jamiekan Nyuu Testiment, Edinburgh: DJB, published 2012, →ISBN, 1 Korintiyan 16:13:
      Kip unu yai dem uopm, tan op chrang fi wa unu biliiv, no fried a notn an gwaan kip chrang.
      Keep your eyes open, stand up for what you believe in, fear nothing and keep strong.
  2. to hold a ceremony or event.
    • 1972, “Beardman Feast”, performed by Max Romeo, (acrolectal):
      It was Saint Thomas in the east / There some bearded man keep a big feast
      It was Saint Thomas (parish) in the east / There some bearded men held a big feast
    • 2022 December 18, Carolyn Cooper, “Jamaica a ‘poster child’ fi true”, in The Gleaner:
      Ascorden to one Gleaner report weh come out Monday gone, prime minister Andrew Holness keep one big meeting pon Internet fi di Jamaican dem a farin.
      According to a Gleaner report that came out last Monday, prime minister Andrew Holness held a big meeting on the Internet for foreign Jamaicans.

Further reading edit

  • Frederic Gomes Cassidy ((Can we date this quote?)) Dictionary of Jamaican English[2], page 258

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English cheap.

Adjective edit

kip (neuter kipt, definite singular and plural kipe, comparative kipare, indefinite superlative kipast, definite superlative kipaste)

  1. (pre-2005) alternative form of kjip

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Pronunciation edit

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kip

  1. second-person singular imperative of kipieć

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French kip.

Noun edit

kip m (plural kipi)

  1. kip

Declension edit

References edit

  • kip in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

From a Turkic language.

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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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References edit

  • kip” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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kȋp m inan

  1. statue

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kíp
gen. sing. kípa
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
kíp kípa kípi
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
kípa kípov kípov
dative
(dajȃlnik)
kípu kípoma kípom
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
kíp kípa kípe
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
kípu kípih kípih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
kípom kípoma kípi

Tocharian A edit

Etymology edit

Compare Tocharian B kwīpe.

Noun edit

kip m

  1. shame

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Karakhanid كِيبْ (kīp), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kēp. Doublet of gibi. Introduced during the language reform, displaced the Ottoman Turkish انموزج (enmûzec).

Noun edit

kip (definite accusative kipi, plural kipler)

  1. (grammar) verb mood

Declension edit

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

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West Uvean edit

Etymology edit

From English key.

Noun edit

kip

  1. key

References edit

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