The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: kappen

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etymology 1 The slang sense may have a distinct (unknown) etymology
verb: {{nl-verb}}
  1. (transitive) To cut hair and model it
  2. (transitive) To chop, as with an ax
  3. (transitive) To cut down, fell (e.g. a tree)
  4. (figuratively) (in kappen op ...) (intransitive) To criticize
  5. (colloquial) (intransitive) To cease, give up, stop
  6. (slang) To talk; notably
    1. (intransitive) To plead
    2. (transitive) To speak (a) slang
etymology 2
noun: {{head}}
  1. nl-noun form of pl (senses hood etc.)
verb: {{nl-verb}}
  1. (transitive) To fit (someone) with a (fabric) hood, cap etc.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To trick (someone), play a prank on ...
  3. (transitive) To dress, fit with a hairstyle or headdress
  4. (transitive) To cover (something) with a (heavy) hood, casing etc.
etymology 3 Alternative forms: kabben
verb: {{nl-verb}}
  1. (transitive) To young, notably have piglet
related terms:
  • kabbelen (verb)
  • knappe

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