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What is Lagniappe?

  It is a Cajun term meaning, generally, "give a little extra." In practical terms, it is like the Baker's dozen, which is really 13.
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What origin language is Lagniappe from?

  Answer 1   In our area, the term is used by the "Cajun" [Arcadiene-French] people. I suspect that the actual origin of the word is French.   Although I do not kn (MORE)

How do you say 'lagniappe' in English?

Lagniappe - pronounced 'lanny-yap', according to Mark Twian - meaning a little something extra, given for good measure, comes to English from Spanish (la ñapa - 'something th (MORE)

How do you use lagniappe in a sentence?

It means a little something thrown in for free, typically a small gift from a merchant to a customer. Seems to have found a home in New Orleans. Pronounced as lanny-ap. I pur (MORE)

What is the English translation of the French Creole word 'lagniappe'?

" Bonus " is one English equivalent of the Creole French word lagniappe . Specifically, the Creole French word is a feminine noun. It may be translated as "small gift, som (MORE)