kapen etymology

Dutch word kapen comes from Dutch kaap (Cape, headland.)

Detailed word origin of kapen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
kaap Dutch (nld) Cape, headland.
kapen Dutch (nld) To hijack, to (illegally) seize control of something - especially vehicles - by force.

Words with the same origin as kapen

Descendants of kaap
Kaapprovincie Kaapverdië kaper kaping