lægge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leggja, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną (to lay, place), cognate with English lay and German legen. A causative from the verb *ligjaną (to lie), cf. Danish ligge. The two verbs are often confused in Danish in the infinitive and the present (and among speakers of Jutlandish in all forms).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lægge (imperative læg, infinitive at lægge, present tense lægger, past tense lagde, perfect tense har lagt)

  1. to lay
  2. to put, place
  3. to lay (an egg)

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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lægge c

  1. indefinite plural of læg