hlaup

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hlaup ‎(leap, jump), from hlaupa ‎(to leap) (whence Icelandic hlaupa ‎(to run)).

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hlaup n ‎(genitive singular hlaups, nominative plural hlaup)

  1. a run, the act of running
  2. a race, sprint
    Tekurðu þátt í hlaupinu?
    Will you be participating in the race?
  3. (of food) jelly, aspic
    Fiskur í hlaupi.
    Jellied fish.
  4. barrel (tube in a gun that the bullet goes through)
  5. a glacial flood; jökulhlaup

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