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]

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

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

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