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”).
lāpa f (4th declension)
- 3rd person singular present indicative form of lāpīt
- 3rd person plural present indicative form of lāpīt
- (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of lāpīt
- (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of lāpīt