entry
palappa
pronunciation
pah-lahp-pah
meaning
verb. to make a flapping noise; to cause a rustling sound; flapped; flopped; splashing.
etymology
Most likely derived from the Chamorro word pappa, meaning "bird's wing".
examples
Pumalapppa i guihan gi fion i boti.
The fish flopped near the boat.

Pumalappa i hagon hayu.
The leaves were rustling.
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