loper etymology

Dutch word loper comes from Dutch -er, Dutch lopen

Detailed word origin of loper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-er Dutch (nld) Forms the comparative form of adjectives. Formings adjectives denoting something originating from a place.. Forms nouns denoting male inhabitants or residents of a place. Forms agent nouns from verbs.. Forms nouns for a person associated with something.
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, [...]
loper Dutch (nld) (chess) bishop.. A carpet. Master key. Runner. Somebody who walks.

Words with the same origin as loper

Descendants of -er
aanklager bedrieger bestuurder bewaker broeder dader eerder krijger leider meter oplichter pooier schrijver speler tegenstander trekker verkoper verrader vervanger voorzitter vrijwilliger werknemer wetenschapper zender zwerver
Descendants of lopen
loopband loopfiets loopgraaf loopjongen looppas loops loopvogel overloop overloper uitloper