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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hópr, an early borrowing from Middle Low German hôp, from Old Saxon hōp, from Proto-Germanic *haupaz.

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hópur m (genitive singular hóps, plural hópar)

  1. heap, great quantity
  2. union
  3. (biology, taxonomy) order (ordo)

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Declension of hópur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hópur hópurin hópar hóparnir
accusative hóp hópin hópar hóparnar
dative hópi hópinum hópum hópunum
genitive hóps hópsins hópa hópanna

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hópr, an early borrowing from Middle Low German hôp, from Proto-Germanic *haupaz.

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NounEdit

hópur m (genitive singular hóps, nominative plural hópar)

  1. a group, a crowd
    Hópur fólks.
    A crowd of people.
    Mislitur hópur.
    A motley crowd.
  2. (statistics) population, universe; (group of units (persons, objects, or other items) enumerated in a census or from which a sample is drawn)

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