leogan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *leuganą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ-. Cognate with Old Saxon liogan, Middle Dutch liegen (Dutch liegen), Old High German liogan (German lügen), Old Norse ljúga (Danish lyve, Swedish ljuga), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌲𐌰𐌽 (liugan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lēogan

  1. to lie (tell an untruth)
  2. to be wrong, err
  3. to deceive
  4. to belie

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