lygen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luginō (lie, falsehood), from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ- (to tell lies, swear, bemoan). Cognate with Old Saxon lugina (falsehood), Norwegian lygn (lie). More at lie.

Noun[edit]

lyġen f

  1. lie, falsehood

Declension[edit]