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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse upp, from Proto-Germanic *upp.

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. up

IcelandicEdit

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *upp, akin to Old High German ūf, Old Norse upp

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. up

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *upp(up). Cognate with Old English upp, Old Frisian up, Old Saxon up, Old High German ūf, Gothic 𐌹𐌿𐍀(iup).

PrepositionEdit

upp

  1. up

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse upp, from Proto-Germanic *upp.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • opp (common in some Swedish dialects)

AdverbEdit

upp (not comparable)

  1. up (away from earth’s centre)

Related termsEdit