loppe

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ ‎(flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną ‎(to jump, dart).

Noun[edit]

loppe c (singular definite loppen, plural indefinite lopper)

  1. (insects) A flea.

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Verb[edit]

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  1. To remove fleas from the body.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ ‎(flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną ‎(to jump, dart).

Noun[edit]

loppe f, m ‎(definite singular loppa or loppen, indefinite plural lopper, definite plural loppene)

  1. a flea (wingless parasitical insect)
  2. an item for sale in a flea market

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ ‎(flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną ‎(to jump, dart).

Noun[edit]

loppe f ‎(definite singular loppa, indefinite plural lopper, definite plural loppene)

  1. a flea (wingless parasitical insect)
  2. an item for sale in a flea market

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sense of "spider, silkworm" from Proto-Germanic *lubbō, *lubbǭ ‎(that which hangs or dangles), from Proto-Indo-European *lep- ‎(to peel, skin). Cognate with Saterland Frisian lobbe ‎(hanging lump of flesh), Middle Dutch and Middle Low German lobbe ‎(dangling part), Dutch lob ‎(hanging lip, ruffle or sleeve). More at lobe.

Sense of "flea" from Proto-Germanic *luppǭ ‎(flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną ‎(to jump, dart). Cognate with Danish loppe ‎(flea), Swedish loppa ‎(flea), Middle High German lüpfen, lupfen ‎(to release and raise aloft, move quickly).

Noun[edit]

loppe f

  1. spider (perhaps also flea)
  2. silkworm

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