gopak

noun

go·​pak
ˈgōˌpak
plural -s
: a Ukrainian folk dance with heel beats

Word History

Etymology

Russian, from Ukrainian hopak, from hop, interjection used in lively dances, from German hopp; akin to Middle High German hüpfen, hopfen to hop

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“Gopak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gopak. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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