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]

loppe (imperative lop, infinitive at loppe, present tense lopper, past tense loppede, perfect tense har loppet)

  1. To remove fleas from the body.

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See also: Crabbe

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English loppe, lobbe, from a conflation of Proto-Germanic *lubbō, *lubbǭ and Proto-Germanic *luppǭ.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔp(ə)/, /ˈlɔb(ə)/

Noun[edit]

loppe (plural loppes)

  1. A spider or arachnid.
  2. A flea, fly, or other small insect.
  3. (astronomy) Cancer (constellation)
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: lop (dialectal)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin loppa.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlo(ə)/, /ˈskrab(ə)/

Noun[edit]

loppe (plural loppes)

  1. A set of boughs, branches, or cuttings.
  2. An individual bough, branch, or cutting.
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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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 or m (definite singular loppa or loppen, indefinite plural lopper, definite plural loppene)

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

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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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. flea (a 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 Low German lobbe and Middle Dutch 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).

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Noun[edit]

loppe f

  1. spider (perhaps also flea)
  2. silkworm

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