rap etymology

Dutch word rap comes from Proto-Italic *rapiō (Seize, take away.), Proto-Indo-European *(s)krep-, Proto-Indo-European *sker-, Proto-Indo-European *reyb-, Proto-Germanic *hrapaną, Middle English rappe

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Detailed word origin of rap

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rapiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Seize, take away.
*(s)krep- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) cut, to turn, bend, to bend, turn, shear, to twist, bend, dung, manure
*reyb- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hrapaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
rappe Middle English (enm)
rapio Latin (lat) I snatch, grab, carry off, abduct, rape.
*rīpaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To reap; harvest.
*hrapjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To scratch; graze; make contact (with); touch.
repan Old English (ang)
rīpan Old English (ang)
hreppan Old English (ang) (transitive) To attack.. (transitive) To touch; treat.
*hrapian Old English (ang)
hrapa Old Norse (non)
rappen Middle English (enm)
repen Middle English (enm)
rap English (eng) (countable) A sharp blow with something hard.. (informal) A casual talk. (music genre, uncountable) Rap music.. (uncountable) Blame (for something), whether or not it results in a conviction.. A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music. (ambitransitive) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.. (informal, intransitive) To talk casually.. (intransitive) To strike [...]
rap Dutch (nld) Rap music.

Words with the same origin as rap

Descendants of *rapiō
rapmuziek rappen ravage
Descendants of *sker-
concurreren effect examen executie gastheer haai haar haard harnas heer heerlijk heerschappij herberg hert hertog jongeheer koers krant mijnheer rapen roep roepen roeping schaamhaar