v. To comprehend (lit. "to grasp").
"He didn't chap what the teacher was saying."
You got to put in the coffee before the milk. Chahp?!
Languages of Origin
כאַפּן khapn 'to grab, sieze' (stem is כאַפּ khap)
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
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