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1 : A very high mountain. Specifically, in the plural, the highest chain of mountains in Europe, containing the lofty mountains of Switzerland, etc.

2 : Fig.: Something lofty, or massive, or very hard to be surmounted.

3 : A bullfinch.

4 : An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.

5 : Wool of the alpaca.

6 : A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.

7 : Of or pertaining to the Alps.

8 : A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps.

9 : Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc.

10 : The first letter in the Greek alphabet, answering to A, and hence used to denote the beginning.

11 : The letters of a language arranged in the customary order; the series of letters or signs which form the elements of written language.

12 : The simplest rudiments; elements.

13 : To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically.

14 : A learner of the alphabet; an abecedarian.

15 : Alt. of Alphabetical

16 : Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement.

17 : Literal.

18 : In an alphabetic manner; in the customary order of the letters.

19 : The science of representing spoken sounds by letters.

20 : The expression of spoken sounds by an alphabet.

21 : To arrange alphabetically; as, to alphabetize a list of words.

22 : To furnish with an alphabet.

23 : Of or relating to Alphonso X., the Wise, King of Castile (1252-1284).

24 : Growing in Alpine regions.

25 : Of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, Alpine snows; Alpine plants.

26 : Like the Alps; lofty.

27 : A climber of the Alps.

28 : Alt. of Alpia

29 : The seed of canary grass (Phalaris Canariensis), used for feeding cage birds.

30 : An earpick.

31 : A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best know species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the C. speciosa, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean.

32 : On the hither side of the Alps with reference to Rome, that is, on the south side of the Alps; -- opposed to transalpine.

33 : A pit where coal is dug.

34 : A place where charcoal is made.

35 : An instrument for scraping the teeth.

36 : To gape,; to yawn.

37 : Helped.

38 : See Haut pas.

39 : The quality of being impalpable.

40 : Not palpable; that cannot be felt; extremely fine, so that no grit can be perceived by touch.

41 : Not material; intangible; incorporeal.

42 : Not apprehensible, or readily apprehensible, by the mind; unreal; as, impalpable distinctions.

43 : In an impalpable manner.

44 : One of the Brahmanic eons, a period of 4,320,000,000 years. At the end of each Kalpa the world is annihilated.

45 : of Labipalpus

46 : One of the labial palpi of an insect. See Illust. under Labium.

47 : One of a tribe of beetles, having long maxillary palpi.

48 : A genus of tropical American shrubs with opposite leaves and small white or reddish flowers. The drupes of Malpighia urens are eaten under the name of Barbadoes cherries.

49 : Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of tropical trees and shrubs (Malpighiaceae), some of them climbing plants, and their stems forming many of the curious lianes of South American forests.

50 : Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century.

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1 : Alp

n.

A very high mountain. Specifically, in the plural, the highest chain of mountains in Europe, containing the lofty mountains of Switzerland, etc.

2 : Alp

n.

Fig.: Something lofty, or massive, or very hard to be surmounted.

3 : Alp

n.

A bullfinch.

4 : Alpaca

n.

An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.

5 : Alpaca

n.

Wool of the alpaca.

6 : Alpaca

n.

A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.

7 : Alpen

a.

Of or pertaining to the Alps.

8 : Alpenstock

n.

A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps.

9 : Alpestrine

a.

Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc.

10 : Alpha

n.

The first letter in the Greek alphabet, answering to A, and hence used to denote the beginning.

11 : Alphabet

n.

The letters of a language arranged in the customary order; the series of letters or signs which form the elements of written language.

12 : Alphabet

n.

The simplest rudiments; elements.

13 : Alphabet

v. t.

To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically.

14 : Alphabetarian

n.

A learner of the alphabet; an abecedarian.

15 : Alphabetic

a.

Alt. of Alphabetical

16 : Alphabetical

a.

Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement.

17 : Alphabetical

a.

Literal.

18 : Alphabetically

adv.

In an alphabetic manner; in the customary order of the letters.

19 : Alphabetics

n.

The science of representing spoken sounds by letters.

20 : Alphabetism

n.

The expression of spoken sounds by an alphabet.

21 : Alphabetize

v. t.

To arrange alphabetically; as, to alphabetize a list of words.

22 : Alphabetize

v. t.

To furnish with an alphabet.

23 : Alphonsine

a.

Of or relating to Alphonso X., the Wise, King of Castile (1252-1284).

24 : Alpigene

a.

Growing in Alpine regions.

25 : Alpine

a.

Of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, Alpine snows; Alpine plants.

26 : Alpine

a.

Like the Alps; lofty.

27 : Alpinist

n.

A climber of the Alps.

28 : Alpist

n.

Alt. of Alpia

29 : Alpia

n.

The seed of canary grass (Phalaris Canariensis), used for feeding cage birds.

30 : Auriscalp

n.

An earpick.

31 : Catalpa

n.

A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best know species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the C. speciosa, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean.

32 : Cisalpine

a.

On the hither side of the Alps with reference to Rome, that is, on the south side of the Alps; -- opposed to transalpine.

33 : Coalpit

n.

A pit where coal is dug.

34 : Coalpit

n.

A place where charcoal is made.

35 : Dentiscalp

n.

An instrument for scraping the teeth.

36 : Galpe

v. i.

To gape,; to yawn.

37 : Halp

imp.

Helped.

38 : Halpace

n.

See Haut pas.

39 : Impalpability

n.

The quality of being impalpable.

40 : Impalpable

a.

Not palpable; that cannot be felt; extremely fine, so that no grit can be perceived by touch.

41 : Impalpable

a.

Not material; intangible; incorporeal.

42 : Impalpable

a.

Not apprehensible, or readily apprehensible, by the mind; unreal; as, impalpable distinctions.

43 : Impalpably

adv.

In an impalpable manner.

44 : Kalpa

n.

One of the Brahmanic eons, a period of 4,320,000,000 years. At the end of each Kalpa the world is annihilated.

45 : Labipalpi

pl.

of Labipalpus

46 : Labipalpus

n.

One of the labial palpi of an insect. See Illust. under Labium.

47 : Longipalp

n.

One of a tribe of beetles, having long maxillary palpi.

48 : Malpighia

n.

A genus of tropical American shrubs with opposite leaves and small white or reddish flowers. The drupes of Malpighia urens are eaten under the name of Barbadoes cherries.

49 : Malpighiaceous

a.

Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of tropical trees and shrubs (Malpighiaceae), some of them climbing plants, and their stems forming many of the curious lianes of South American forests.

50 : Malpighian

a.

Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century.

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From Wikipedia

Alp may refer to:

  • Alp, a high mountain, especially of the Alps
  • Alp, an alpine pasture, especially in Switzerland
  • Alp (Alıp), a Turkish honorific
    • Alp (name)
  • Australian Labor Party
  • Alp (folklore), a nightmare creature originating in German folklore
  • Alp, Spain, a town and municipality in Catalonia
  • Alp 2500, a ski resort in Catalonia, Spain
  • Alp (river), a river in the Swiss canton of Schwyz

From Wiktionary

See also: Alp and ALP

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Noun
      • 1.2.1 Derived terms
      • 1.2.2 Translations
    • 1.3 Anagrams
  • 2 Dutch
    • 2.1 Noun
  • 3 French
    • 3.1 Abbreviation
  • 4 Irish
    • 4.1 Etymology
    • 4.2 Verb
      • 4.2.1 Conjugation
    • 4.3 Noun
      • 4.3.1 Declension
    • 4.4 Mutation
    • 4.5 References
  • 5 Middle High German
    • 5.1 Alternative forms
    • 5.2 Etymology
    • 5.3 Noun
      • 5.3.1 Descendants
    • 5.4 References
  • 6 Scottish Gaelic
    • 6.1 Alternative forms
    • 6.2 Etymology
    • 6.3 Noun
  • 7 Swedish
    • 7.1 Noun
      • 7.1.1 Declension
  • 8 Turkish
    • 8.1 Etymology
    • 8.2 Adjective
    • 8.3 References

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from alps (plural), from Latin alpes (high mountains, especially those of Switzerland), of Celtic *albiyos or Germanic *albiz origin (compare Old Saxon elbon (Alps), Old High German Alpūn (Alps); Old High German alba (alp, mountain)), probably from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós (white).

Noun[edit]

alp (plural alps)

  1. A very high mountain. Specifically, one of the Alps, the highest chain of mountains in Europe.
    • Milton
      Nor breath of vernal air from snowy alp.
    • Alexander Pope
      Hills peep o'er hills, and alps on alps arise.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

  • APL, LPA, PAL, PLA, Pal, Pla, lap, pal

Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

alp m (plural alpen, diminutive alpje n)

  1. alp, (very) high mountain

French[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

alp

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) à la prochaine

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

alp (present analytic alpann, future analytic alpfaidh, verbal noun alpadh, past participle alptha)

  1. (transitive) devour, swallow whole
  2. (transitive) grab

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alp m (genitive singular ailp, nominative plural alpa)

  1. alp (high mountain)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
RadicalEclipsiswith h-prothesiswith t-prothesis
alpn-alphalpt-alp
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "alp" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Middle High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (elf, spirit): alb

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German alp (13th century), from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alp m (plural elbe or elber)

  1. elf
  2. friendly spirit, ghostly being, genius, or fairy
  3. nightmare (later meaning)

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Alb

References[edit]

  • Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races Series, Volume 2 Eddic, Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ailp

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alp f (genitive singular ailp, plural alpa)

  1. protuberance, eminence
  2. mountain

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alp c

  1. alp; a mountain in the Alps.

Declension[edit]

Declension of alp 
SingularPlural
IndefiniteDefiniteIndefiniteDefinite
Nominativealpalpenalperalperna
Genitivealpsalpensalpersalpernas

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ălp (difficult, hard; warrior, hero, brave; giant, landlord), and according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, possibly from Proto-Altaic *ălpa (unable, sick; man-at-arms) (compare Japanese 哀れ (aware, pity), Korean 아픈 (apeun, to be ill)).[1] Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰞𐰯‏ (alp).

Adjective[edit]

alp

  1. brave, hero

References[edit]

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “alp”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Sergei Starostin, Vladimir Dybo, Oleg Mudrak (2003), Etymological Dictionary of the Altaic Languages, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers (Etymology: *ălp)
    • ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*ălpa”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill