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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loppe f

  1. spider (perhaps also flea)
  2. silkworm

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