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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Johannes Aavik. Influenced by Russian лоб (lob).

NounEdit

laup (genitive lauba, partitive laupa)

  1. forehead

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse laupr

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laup m (definite singular laupen, indefinite plural laupar, definite plural laupane)

  1. (historically) a round or oval wooden box, particularly for carrying food.
    • 1971, Olav H. Hauge, "Tid å hausta inn":
      I kveldingi set eg stigen burt og hengjer laupen frå meg i skuret.
      At dusk, I put away the ladder and hang my box in the shed.
  2. (historically) a unit of measure, primarily for butter, equivalent to approximately 15 kilos.

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