See also: vápen and våpen

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From English vape.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈveː.pə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: va‧pen
  • Rhymes: -eːpən

Verb edit


  1. (intransitive) To vape (to inhale the vapour of an electronic cigarette).
    Synonym: dampen

Inflection edit

Conjugation of vapen (weak)
infinitive vapen
past singular vapete
past participle gevapet
infinitive vapen
gerund vapen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vape vapete
2nd person sing. (jij) vapet vapete
2nd person sing. (u) vapet vapete
2nd person sing. (gij) vapet vapete
3rd person singular vapet vapete
plural vapen vapeten
subjunctive sing.1 vape vapete
subjunctive plur.1 vapen vapeten
imperative sing. vape
imperative plur.1 vapet
participles vapend gevapet
1) Archaic.

Related terms edit

Swedish edit

Vapen (sense 1)
Vapen (sense 2)

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish vapn, vakn, from Old Norse vápn, from Proto-Germanic *wēpną. Attested in the “weapon” sense since the 11th century, in the heraldic sense since 1430–1450, and in the “military branch” sense since 1855.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vapen n

  1. weapon
  2. (heraldry) arms
  3. (chiefly in compounds) military branch, or part thereof
    Synonym: försvars­gren
    flygvapenair force

Declension edit

Declension of vapen 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vapen vapnet vapen vapnen
Genitive vapens vapnets vapens vapnens

Related terms edit

Note: compounds using “vapen” could technically refer to any of the word’s multiple senses. For instance, “stadsvapen” could in theory mean “city weapon”, rather than having the by far more common meaning of “(heraldic) city arms”. The grouping of terms below is intended to reflect the words’ most common meanings, with the fourth group meant for terms whose meanings are more context‐sensitive.
Terms relating to the “weapon” sense:

Terms relating to the “(heraldic) arms” sense:

Terms relating to the “military branch” sense:

Terms potentially relating to different senses, depending on the context:

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