belügen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German biliogan, from Proto-Germanic *bileuganą. Equivalent to be- +‎ lügen. Cognate with English belie, Dutch beliegen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bəˈlyːɡn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧lü‧gen

Verb[edit]

belügen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present belügt, past tense belog, past participle belogen, past subjunctive belöge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to lie to, to tell someone a lie, to tell someone lies

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Further reading[edit]

  • belügen in Duden online
  • belügen in DWDS (Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache)