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Norwegian BokmålEdit


From Old Norse hlaupa, from Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną, from Proto-Indo-European *klewb- (to spring, stumble). Cognate with English leap, German laufen (to run; to walk), Swedish löpa (to run), Danish løbe (to run).


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løpe (imperative løp, present tense løper, passive løpes, simple past løp, past participle løpet or løpt, present participle løpende)

  1. to run (move quickly)
    Mannen løp raskt ned trappene.
    The man ran quickly down the stairs.
  2. to run, flow (of a liquid)
    Floda løper ut til sjøen i denne byen.
    The river runs out to the sea in this town.

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