רפרף to flutter, to move.
— Pilp. - רִפְרֵף PBH 1 it fluttered; MH 2 he moved, jerked; NH 3 he glanced over superficially.
— Pulp. - רֻפֽרַף PBH 1 was loose, was weak; NH 2 was glanced over superficially.
— Hithpalp. - הִתֽרַפְרֵף PBH 1 became loose, became unstable; NH 2 moved loosely. [Pilpel of רפף. cp. Aram. רַפְרֵף (= it fluttered), Arab. rafrafa (= it fluttered, flapped its wings). For other Pilpel verbs formed from ע״ע verbs, see בזבז and words there referred to.] Derivatives: רַפְרַף, רַפֽרֽפָנִי, רַפְרֶפֶת, רִפְרוּף, מְרַפֽרֵף, מְרֻפְרָף.