læge

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Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɣə/, [ˈlɛːjə], [ˈlɛːɪ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish læke, from Proto-Germanic *lēkijaz (physician), cognate with (Western) Old Norse læknir) (influenced by the verb lækna, Swedish läkare, English leech, and Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (lēkeis, physician).

Noun[edit]

læge c (singular definite lægen, plural indefinite læger)

  1. doctor
  2. physician
  3. surgeon
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish lægæ, derived from the noun. It has replaced an earlier form with -n-: Old Norse lækna, from Proto-Germanic *lēkinōną (to heal), cognate with Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌺𐌹𐌽𐍉𐌽 (lēkinōn), Old English lǣcnian, Old Saxon lāknon, Old High German lāhhinon.

Verb[edit]

læge (imperative læg, present læger, past lægte or lægede, past participle lægt or læget)

  1. to cure, to heal
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

læge

  1. definite singular of læg
  2. plural of læg