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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hlaupa, from Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *klewb- (to spring, stumble).

VerbEdit

hlaupa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hljóp, third-person plural past indicative hlupu, supine hlaupið)

  1. (intransitive) to run
  2. (intransitive, of clothing) to shrink
  3. (intransitive, of rivers) to flood
  4. (intransitive) to congeal, to turn to jelly syn.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

hlaupa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of hlaup

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną, whence also Old English hlēapan ( > English leap), Old Frisian hlapa ( > West Frisian ljeppe), Old Saxon hlōpan ( > Low German lopen), Dutch lopen, Old High German hlaufan ( > German laufen). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *klewb- (to spring, stumble).

VerbEdit

hlaupa (singular past indicative hljóp, plural past indicative hljópu, past participle hlaupinn)

  1. to leap, jump, spring

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ReferencesEdit

  • hlaupa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press