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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (to shine) and so cognate with Old Norse leiptr (lightning), Lithuanian liepsnà (flame), Ancient Greek λάμπω (lámpō, to shine), Lithuanian lópė (light), Latin limpidus (bright).

NounEdit

lāpa f (4th declension)

  1. torch
  2. flambeau

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

lāpa

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of lāpīt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of lāpīt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of lāpīt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of lāpīt

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lāpa ?

  1. quail