líggja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse léa, ljá, from Proto-Germanic *līhwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

at líggja (third person singular past indicative líggjaði, supine líggjað)

  1. (ditransitive, dated) to lend
    Hann líggjar henni bókina.
    He lends her the book.
  2. (neologism) to lease

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