See also: Lappen and läppen

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.pə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lap‧pen
  • Rhymes: -ɑpən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch lappen. Equivalent to lap +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

lappen

  1. (transitive) to piece up, to patch, to repair
  2. (transitive) to patch up, to repair with patches
  3. (transitive) to raise (money)
  4. (transitive) to pay up, to put in extra money
  5. (transitive) to clean with a shammy
  6. (transitive) to play (a trick) (with indirect object)
    Hij heeft hun een ellendige streek gelapt.
    He played an awful prank on them.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of lappen (weak)
infinitive lappen
past singular lapte
past participle gelapt
infinitive lappen
gerund lappen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular lap lapte
2nd person sing. (jij) lapt lapte
2nd person sing. (u) lapt lapte
2nd person sing. (gij) lapt lapte
3rd person singular lapt lapte
plural lappen lapten
subjunctive sing.1 lappe lapte
subjunctive plur.1 lappen lapten
imperative sing. lap
imperative plur.1 lapt
participles lappend gelapt
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

lappen

  1. Plural form of lap

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of earlier Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold), from Old English *wlappan, *wlæppan, *wlappian, *wlæppian, from Proto-Germanic *wrappan-, *wlappan- (to wrap, fold), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to bend, turn). Akin to Middle English wrappen (to wrap), Danish vravle (to wind), Old Italian goluppare (to wrap) (from Germanic). More at envelop, develop.

VerbEdit

lappen

  1. to wrap, fold

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lap

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

lappen m

  1. definite singular of lapp

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

lappen m

  1. definite singular of lapp

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

lappen

  1. definite singular of lapp

AnagramsEdit