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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lappa (plural lappas)

  1. 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

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *leb- (to hang loosely). See also Latin labium and lambō.

NounEdit

lappa f (genitive lappae); first declension

  1. burdock
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lappa lappae
genitive lappae lappārum
dative lappae lappīs
accusative lappam lappās
ablative lappā lappīs
vocative lappa lappae

ReferencesEdit

  • lappa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lappa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lappa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lappa in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly