låg

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See also: lag, laag, Lag, LAG, làg, and -lag

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lok (lock, lid), from Proto-Germanic *luką (lock, opening), cognate with English lock, German Loch (hole)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

låg n (singular definite låget, plural indefinite låg)

  1. lid, cover
  2. top

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lǫgr (lake, liquid), from Proto-Germanic *laguz, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus. Cognates include Latin lacus and Scottish Gaelic loch.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (non-standard since 2005) lòg

Noun[edit]

låg m (definite singular lågen, indefinite plural låger, definite plural lågene)

  1. a fluid used in the boiling of plant material
  2. (in place names) a body of water, usually a river or lake
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • log (Norwegian Nynorsk)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lágr.

Adjective[edit]

låg (masculine and feminine låg, neuter lågt, definite singular and plural låge, comparative lågere, indefinite superlative lågest, definite superlative lågeste)

  1. alternative form of lav

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

låg

  1. (non-standard since 2005) past tense of ligge

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lágr. Akin to English low.

Adjective[edit]

låg (masculine and feminine låg, neuter lågt, definite singular and plural låge, comparative lågare/lægre, indefinite superlative lågast/lægst, definite superlative lågaste/lægste)

  1. low
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lág, from liggja (to lie (down)).

Noun[edit]

låg f (definite singular låga, indefinite plural læger, definite plural lægene)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

låg

  1. past tense of liggja, liggje, ligga and ligge

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loːɡ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish lāgher, from Old Norse lágr, from Proto-Germanic *lēgaz, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie).

Adjective[edit]

låg (comparative lägre, superlative lägst)

  1. low; having a small height
  2. of low moral or ethics; such as a dirty trick
Declension[edit]
Inflection of låg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular låg lägre lägst
Neuter singular lågt lägre lägst
Plural låga lägre lägst
Masculine plural3 låga lägre lägst
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 låge lägre lägste
All låga lägre lägsta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

låg

  1. past tense of ligga.