looppas etymology

Dutch word looppas comes from Dutch lopen, Dutch pas

Detailed word origin of looppas

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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, [...]
pas Dutch (nld) (geography) mountain pass. (short for paspoort) pass, passport.. Fit of an object, notably depending on forms and/or dimensions. Pace, step; also as a measure of distance Hardly. Just. Not until. Now ... really. Only.
looppas Dutch (nld) The double, a pace at running speed, about double-quick.

Words with the same origin as looppas

Descendants of lopen
loopband loopfiets loopgraaf loopjongen loops loopvogel loper overloop overloper uitloper