lier

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lier, equivalent to lie +‎ -er. Compare ligger, lidger, ledger.

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lier (plural liers)

  1. A person or thing that lies, in the sense of being horizontal.
  2. Common misspelling of liar.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lir/, [liːr], [liə̯r]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lier c (plural lieren, diminutive liertje n)

  1. winch
  2. lyre

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lier, from Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō.

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Verb[edit]

lier

  1. to link
  2. to associate

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

līer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of līō

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin ligō.

Verb[edit]

lier

  1. to tie up; to connect with a tie

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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