oprapen etymology

Dutch word oprapen comes from Dutch rapen ((transitive) to gather, to pick up.), Dutch op

Detailed word origin of oprapen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rapen Dutch (nld) (transitive) to gather, to pick up.
op Dutch (nld) (postpositional) onto, up onto. Up Up, all gone, no more, finished. Up, awake, out of bed (op ... na, with a cardinal number) bar, except Used to form ordinal numbers in relation to a superlative quality. The number that is used is 1 lower than in the English translation.. On, upon.
oprapen Dutch (nld) To pick up from the ground or floor.