krjúpa

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse krjúpa, from Proto-Germanic *kreupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (turn, wind). Compare Norwegian krype, Swedish krypa, Danish krybe, English creep, Dutch kruipen.

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krjúpa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative kraup, third-person plural past indicative krupu, supine kropið)

  1. (intransitive) to kneel down, to genuflect, to get down on one's knees

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kreupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (turn, wind).

Verb[edit]

krjúpa (singular past indicative kraup, plural past indicative krupu, past participle kropinn)

  1. creep