løber

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See also: lober

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Equivalent to løbe (to run) +‎ -er. The sense "bishop" is inspired by German Läufer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løːbər/, [ˈløːb̥ɐ]

Noun[edit]

løber c (singular definite løberen, plural indefinite løbere)

  1. runner (somebody who runs)
  2. runner (a strip of fabric used to decorate a table, a long, narrow carpet cover for a high traffic area)
  3. (chess) bishop (The chess piece denoted or )
  4. (architecture) stretcher (brick laid with the longest side exposed)
Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løːˀbər/, [ˈløˀb̥ɐ], (colloquial) [ˈløwˀɐ]

Verb[edit]

løber

  1. present tense of løbe

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løːbər/, [ˈløːb̥ɐ]

Noun[edit]

løber c

  1. indefinite plural of løbe