wrappen

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English *wrappan, *wræppan, from Proto-Germanic *wrappaną (to wrap), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to bend, turn). Akin to Danish vravle (to wind, wrap), Middle Low German wrempen (to scrunch the face). Compare also Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold). More at lap, envelop, develop.

VerbEdit

wrappen

  1. to wrap, wrap up, fold

DescendantsEdit

  • English: wrap
  • Scots: wrap