hoppeln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Iterative form of dialectal hoppen. The latter is formally a German Low German and Central German variant of hüpfen (to hop); it also old, however, in Alemannic dialects (where it may be borrowed from the North or formed independently through onomatopoeia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔpəln/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

hoppeln (third-person singular simple present hoppelt, past tense hoppelte, past participle gehoppel, auxiliary haben)

  1. to hop; to scuttle (describing, in particular, the movement of the hare)

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