løbe

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hlaupa (to leap, jump, spring), Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *klewb- (to spring, stumble).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

løbe (imperative løb, infinitive at løbe, present tense løber, past tense løb, perfect tense er/har løbet)

  1. to run

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse *hleypir, cf. Icelandic hleypir (rennet), Norwegian Nynorsk, Norwegian Nynorsk løype, and Swedish löpe. The noun derived from the verb Old Norse hlaupa (to run).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

løbe c (singular definite løben, plural indefinite løber)

  1. rennet (enzym for making cheese)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hleypa (to cause to run), from Proto-Germanic *hlaupijaną, a causative of Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną (to run) (Danish løbe).

Verb[edit]

løbe (imperative løb, infinitive at løbe, present tense løber, past tense løbede, perfect tense har løbet)

  1. to make the milk run together, curdle (both transitive and intransitive)

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