liggja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

Verb[edit]

at liggja (third person singular past indicative , third person plural past indicative lógu, supine ligið)

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

liggja (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative , third-person plural past indicative lágu, supine legið)

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)
  2. to be located, to lie
  3. to lead (e.g. of a road)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

Verb[edit]

liggja (present tense ligg, past tense låg, past participle lege, passive infinitive liggjast, present participle liggjande, imperative ligg)

  1. lie (to be in a horizontal position.)
    Kvifor ligg du her?
    Why are you lying here?
  2. lie (location), be located
    Kvar ligg kjøpesenteret?
    Where is the shopping centre located?

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Compare Old English licgan, Old Saxon liggian, Old Frisian lidzia, Old High German liggen, Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (ligan).

Verb[edit]

liggja

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)

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