Lupe etymology


German word Lupe comes from Proto-Indo-European *lāp-, Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *laupaz (A measure; portion; allotment. Vessel; container; basket.)

Etymology of Lupe

Detailed word origin of Lupe

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*lāp- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*lewbʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*lub- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*laupaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A measure; portion; allotment. Vessel; container; basket.
luppa Frankish (frk)
*laup Frankish (frk)
lope Old French (fro)
lope Middle French (frm)
loupe Old French (fro) Cyst. Lump; mass. Mass of molten metal. Tumor. Uncut precious stone.
loupe French (fr) (botany) burl, a growth on the side of a tree. (medicine) wen (a cyst on the skin). (slang) laziness. Loupe. Magnifying glass.
Lupe German (de) Magnifying glass.