lodde

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lodde

  1. (obsolete) A fish, the capelin.
    • 1813, Leopold von Buch (Freiherr), Travels through Norway and Lapland
      We were actually told that when the lodde enters from the sea, the fishermen smell them at a distance of ten English miles, and immediately set off in their boats in quest of them.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔdə/, [ˈlʌðə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Norwegian lodde. Compare Old Norse loðna (capelin).

Noun[edit]

lodde c (singular definite lodden, plural indefinite lodder)

  1. capelin, Mallotus villosus
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German lōden.

Verb[edit]

lodde (imperative lod, infinitive at lodde, present tense lodder, past tense loddede, past participle er/har loddet)

  1. sound (to probe)
  2. plumb
  3. gauge, test
  4. fathom
  5. solder (to join with solder)

Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *lontē, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *lunta.

Noun[edit]

lodde

  1. bird