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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laps

  1. plural of lap

VerbEdit

laps

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lap

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lapis.

NounEdit

laps m (indefinite plural lapsa, definite singular lapsi, definite plural lapsat)

  1. pencil

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Albanian *lapitja, close to Greek λαπαρός (laparós, weak), λαπάζω (lapázo, to weaken) [1].

VerbEdit

laps (first-person singular past tense lapsa, participle lapsur)

  1. I wear out, tire

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Albanian *laubitja, related to Sanskrit लुभ्यति (lúbhyati, to wish), Proto-Slavic *l'ubiti 'to love'[2].

VerbEdit

laps (first-person singular past tense lapsa, participle lapsur)

  1. I wish, want

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p. 191
  2. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p. 191

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laps c (singular definite lapsen, plural indefinite lapse)

  1. fop, dandy (a man very concerned about his clothes and his appearance)
  2. a shabby man [from 1990]

InflectionEdit

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lapci. Cognate with Finnish lapsi.

NounEdit

laps (genitive lapse, partitive last)

  1. child
  2. someone's child

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin lapsus (fall). Doublet of lapsus.

NounEdit

laps m (plural laps)

  1. lapse
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin lapsus (fallen)

AdjectiveEdit

laps (invariable)

  1. (archaic) apostate of Catholicism
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