See also: Upp

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. up

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. up

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by opp

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *upp. Cognate with Old Frisian up, Old Saxon up, Old Dutch up, Old High German ūf, Old Norse upp.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

upp

  1. up
  2. upstairs

Usage notesEdit

This word is used to describe where something is going: sēo sunne gǣþ upp (“the sun goes up”). To describe where something is located, the word uppe is used instead: sēo sunne is uppe (“the sun is up”).

AntonymsEdit


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

  • Danish: op, opad
  • Faroese: upp
  • Icelandic: upp

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • opp (common in some Swedish dialects)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɵp/
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

upp (not comparable)

  1. up (away from earth’s centre)

Related termsEdit