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EtymologyEdit

Etymology unclear, possibly from Proto-Germanic *fagraz (fair, beautiful; proper, suitable), thence Old Norse fagr, Old Swedish fagher and Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌲𐍂𐍃 (fagrs). Compare Finnish vauras and Karelian vauras.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɑpːer/
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  • Hyphenation: vap‧per

AdjectiveEdit

vapper (genitive vapra, partitive vaprat, comparative vapram, superlative kõige vapram or vapraim)

  1. brave, intrepid, courageous, valiant
    1. Not being afraid of, feeling fear towards something.
      Vapper koolipoiss püüdis kotivarga kinni.
      A brave schoolboy caught the purse snatcher.

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