læg

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leggr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɡ/, [lɛːˀɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

læg c (singular definite læggen, plural indefinite lægge)

  1. (anatomy) calf (of the leg)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal noun to lægge (lay), from Old Norse leggja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɡ/, [lɛːˀɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

læg n (singular definite lægget, plural indefinite læg)

  1. pleat
  2. tuck

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse leikr, from Middle Low German lek, from Latin lāicus (lay, layman), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, people).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɡ/, [lɛjˀ]

Adjective[edit]

læg (neuter lægt, definite and plural læge)

  1. lay (non-professional, non-clergy)

Etymology 4[edit]

See lægge (lay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛɡ/, [lɛɡ̊]

Verb[edit]

læg

  1. Imperative of lægge.

Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

læġ

  1. First-person singular preterite form of licgan
  2. Third-person singular preterite form of licgan