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VerbEdit

stap (third-person singular simple present staps, present participle stapping, simple past and past participle stapped)

  1. (obsolete) Eye dialect spelling of stop.

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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Prefixed form of tap ,onomatopoeia.Compare Old English stæf, Dutch staf, German Stab, Swedish stav, all meaning 'stick, staf

NounEdit

stap m

  1. stick, staff
  2. bat
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Crimean GothicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.

NounEdit

stap

  1. female goat
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Stap. Capra.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɑp
  • IPA(key): /stɑp/
  • (file)

NounEdit

stap m (plural stappen, diminutive stapje n)

  1. step

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

stap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stappen
  2. imperative of stappen

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English stæppan.

VerbEdit

stap

  1. Alternative form of steppen

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English stæpe.

NounEdit

stap

  1. Alternative form of steppe

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewb- (to push, stick).

VerbEdit

stap (third-person singular present staps, present participle stappin, past stappeet, past participle stappeet)

  1. (South Scots) to push (something into something); to force (something into something)

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English stop

VerbEdit

stap

  1. To be
    Balus i stap long graun.
    The airplane is on the ground.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:26:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

ParticleEdit

stap

  1. Used to form the progressive tense.
    Em i go i stap. He is going.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:9:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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