doodlopen etymology

Dutch word doodlopen comes from Dutch dood (Death (colloquial, Flemish) A lot. Dead.), Dutch lopen

Detailed word origin of doodlopen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dood Dutch (nld) Death (colloquial, Flemish) A lot. Dead.
lopen Dutch (nld) A dry measure of content. An apparently larger land measure (auxiliary, with te) Forms a continuous aspect. Although it carries an implication of walking, this is vague and not emphasized.. (intransitive) to be open, current, activated. (intransitive) to lose liquid: drip, gush, leak. (intransitive, chiefly, Belgium) to run, cover distance, follow a track etc.. (intransitive, chiefly, [...]
doodlopen Dutch (nld) (intransitive) to end in a dead end. (reflexive) to exhaust oneself by running. (transitive, nautical) to outsail another ship.

Words with the same origin as doodlopen

Descendants of dood
doden doder
Descendants of lopen
loopband loopfiets loopgraaf loopjongen looppas loops loopvogel loper overloop overloper uitloper