hleapan

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *klAub-, *klAup- (to spring, stumble). Cognate with Old Frisian hlāpa (West Frisian ljeppe), Old Saxon hlōpan (Low German lopen), Dutch lopen, Old High German hloufan (German laufen (run)), Old Norse hlaupa (Danish løbe, Swedish löpa), Gothic 𐌿𐍃𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌿𐍀𐌰𐌽 (ushlaupan),

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hlēapan (3 singular present hlīepeþ, 3 singular preterite hlēop, preterite plural hlēopon, past participle ġehlēapen)

  1. to run
  2. to jump, leap

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]