ljuga

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See also: ljúga and leogan

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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From Old Norse ljúga.

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ljuga (present tense lyg, past tense laug, past participle loge, passive infinitive ljugast, present participle ljugande, imperative ljug)

  1. lie (tell an intentional untruth)

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse ljúga, from Proto-Germanic *leuganą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ- (to tell a lie). Cognate with Danish lyve, Faroese ljúgva (whence lúgva), Icelandic ljúga, Norwegian Bokmål lyve and Norwegian Nynorsk ljuga.

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ljuga

  1. to lie, to tell an untruth

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