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hap

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English

Etymology 1

From Middle English hap (chance, luck), from Old Norse happ (chance, good luck)

Verb

Infinitive
to hap

Third person singular
hap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to hap (third-person singular simple present hap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (intransitive) to happen; to befall; to chance.

Noun

Singular
hap

Plural
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hap ({{{1}}})
  1. an occurrence or happening, especially an unexpected, random or chance event

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old English hap

Noun

Singular
hap

Plural
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hap ({{{1}}})
  1. A wrap, such as a quilt or a comforter

Verb

Infinitive
to hap

Third person singular
hap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to hap (third-person singular simple present hap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To wrap or clothe.

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

hap m.

  1. mouthful

Synonyms

Related terms


Tok Pisin

Etymology

English half

Noun

hap

  1. half
  2. part
  3. place, one of a few places

Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic

Noun

hap

  1. pill

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