Läufer

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See also: laufer and łaufer

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German löufer (runner), from Old High German loufāri. Cognate to German Läufer, Dutch loper, English leaper, Swedish löpare.

Noun[edit]

Läufer m

  1. (Uri) moveable casement

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German löufer, loufer, löufære, loufære, from Old High German loufāri, loupfāri, equivalent to laufen +‎ -er. Compare Dutch loper, English leaper.

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Noun[edit]

Läufer m (genitive Läufers, plural Läufer, feminine Läuferin)

  1. agent noun of laufen; runner (someone who runs)
  2. runner (strip of fabric used to decorate a table)
  3. runner (narrow long carpet)
  4. (chess) bishop

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Chess pieces in German · Schachfiguren, Schachsteine (layout · text)
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König Dame, Königin Turm Läufer Springer, Pferd, Ross, Rössel Bauer

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