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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ (flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną (to jump, dart).

NounEdit

loppe c (singular definite loppen, plural indefinite lopper)

  1. (insects) A flea.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

loppe (imperative lop, infinitive at loppe, present tense lopper, past tense loppede, perfect tense har loppet)

  1. To remove fleas from the body.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

See also: Crabbe

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old English loppe, lobbe, from a conflation of Proto-Germanic *lubbō, *lubbǭ and Proto-Germanic *luppǭ.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔp(ə)/, /ˈlɔb(ə)/

NounEdit

loppe (plural loppes)

  1. A spider or arachnid.
  2. A flea, fly, or other small insect.
  3. (astronomy) Cancer (constellation)
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: lop (dialectal)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Medieval Latin loppa.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlo(ə)/, /ˈskrab(ə)/

NounEdit

loppe (plural loppes)

  1. A set of boughs, branches, or cuttings.
  2. An individual bough, branch, or cutting.
DescendantsEdit
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ (flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną (to jump, dart).

NounEdit

loppe f or m (definite singular loppa or loppen, indefinite plural lopper, definite plural loppene)

  1. a flea (wingless parasitical insect)
  2. an item for sale in a flea market

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *luppǭ (flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną (to jump, dart).

NounEdit

loppe f (definite singular loppa, indefinite plural lopper, definite plural loppene)

  1. a flea (wingless parasitical insect)
  2. an item for sale in a flea market

Derived termsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sense of "spider, silkworm" from Proto-Germanic *lubbō, *lubbǭ (that which hangs or dangles), from Proto-Indo-European *lep- (to peel, skin). Cognate with Saterland Frisian lobbe (hanging lump of flesh), Middle Low German and Middle Dutch lobbe (dangling part), Dutch lob (hanging lip, ruffle or sleeve). More at lobe.

Sense of "flea" from Proto-Germanic *luppǭ (flea, sandflea”, originally “jumper), from Proto-Germanic *luppijaną (to jump, dart). Cognate with Danish loppe (flea), Swedish loppa (flea), Middle High German lüpfen, lupfen (to release and raise aloft, move quickly).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loppe f

  1. spider (perhaps also flea)
  2. silkworm

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit