лгать

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lъgati (compare Serbo-Croatian лагати, Bulgarian лъжа ‎(lǎža)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ-, whence also English lie, German lügen.

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Verb[edit]

лгать ‎(lgatʹimpf ‎(perfective солга́ть or налга́ть)

  1. to lie, tell lies
    лгать кому́-либо в глаза́
    lgatʹ komú-libo v glazá
    to lie to someone's face

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imperfective

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  • прилыга́ть ‎(prilygátʹ) (dated)
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perfective

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