See also: läppä

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lappa (plural lappas)

  1. An African waist scarf.
    • 1982, Claire Polakoff, African Textiles and Dyeing Techniques, Routledge, →ISBN, page 224,
      Asi clutched her child to her, then wrapped the lifeless body in the lappa which was her own skirt.
    • 1997, Nana Akua Kyerewaa Opokuwaa, Akan Protocol: Remembering the Traditions of Our Ancestors, 2005 iUniverse edition [self-published], →ISBN, page 69,
      In the colder climates of the Diaspora, women wear leotards, tights or exercise pants under the slip lappa to keep the body warm.
    • 1998, Love P. Maya, Off the Village Mat: A Novel, 2003 WRITERSWORLD edition [self-published?], →ISBN, page 56,
      The lappa was tied over a white short-sleeved lace blouse.

AnagramsEdit


BugineseEdit

NounEdit

lappa (lontara ᨒᨄ)

  1. joint

IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

lappa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lappaði, supine lappað)

  1. to patch, to mend

ConjugationEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lappa (genitive lapan, partitive lappaa)

  1. buckle

ReferencesEdit

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lappa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lappa f (plural lappe)

  1. burdock

VerbEdit

lappa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of lappare
  2. second-person singular imperative of lappare

ReferencesEdit

  • Arctium lappa L.”, in Portale della Flora d'Italia / Portal to the Flora of Italy[2] (in Italian), 2020

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leb- (to hang loosely) – to which labium and lambō –, Proto-Slavic *lopěnъ (burdock) is also suggestive.

NounEdit

lappa f (genitive lappae); first declension

  1. burdock

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lappa lappae
Genitive lappae lappārum
Dative lappae lappīs
Accusative lappam lappās
Ablative lappā lappīs
Vocative lappa lappae

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