läppern

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Middle Low German lāpen (to slurp), which pertains to German Löffel (spoon). The modern sense via “to eat [soup] in small sips”.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛpɐn/
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VerbEdit

läppern (weak, third-person singular present läppert, past tense läpperte, past participle geläppert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive, somewhat informal) to mount up from small individual amounts to a large sum

ConjugationEdit