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Alternative formsEdit

  • rips (Southern Dutch, dialectal)
  • roepe (dialectal, Eastern Netherlands)
  • roeps (dialectal, Eastern Netherlands)
  • rupse (dialectal)
  • rupsene (obsolete)
  • rusp (dated, dialectal)
  • ruspe (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rupse, from earlier rupsene. Related to German Raupe and West Frisian rûp. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rʏps/
  • Rhymes: -ʏps
  • (file)

NounEdit

rups f (plural rupsen, diminutive rupsje n)

  1. caterpillar

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AdjectiveEdit

rups (rupais comparative, rupāks superlative, visrupākais adverb, rupi)

  1. (dialectal) coarse, harsh, rough; Alternative form of rupjš

DeclensionEdit