legen

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation from lag.

Noun[edit]

legen m (indefinite plural legena, definite singular legeni, definite plural legenat)

  1. basin, bucket
  2. plowshare
  3. the person who is first to take action
  4. a new act or plan
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Danish[edit]

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legen c

  1. singular definite of leg

Dutch[edit]

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legen (past singular leegde, past participle geleegd)

  1. to empty

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German leggen, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną. Compare Dutch leggen, English lay, Danish lægge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːɡŋ̩/, /ˈleːɡən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧gen

Verb[edit]

legen (third-person singular simple present legt, past tense legte, past participle gelegt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to lay (etw./jmdn. auf etw. (Akk.))
  2. (transitive) to lean (etw. (Akk.) an etw. (Akk.))
  3. (reflexive) to lie down (auf etw. (Akk.))
    Ich lege mich auf das Bett.
    I lie down on the bed.

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Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

legen m

  1. singular definite of lege

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leġen

  1. past participle of licgan

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