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 ? (please give all verb forms)

  1. To remove fleas from the body.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

loppe f

  1. flea

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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