løgn

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Saxon lugina, from Proto-Germanic *luginō, cognate with Old English lyġen, Old High German lugina. Norwegian lygn and Swedish lögn are also borrowed from Old Saxon. The noun is derived from the verb *leuganą (to lie).

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løgn c (singular definite løgnen, plural indefinite løgne)

  1. lie (untruth)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

løgn f or m (definite singular løgna or løgnen, indefinite plural løgner, definite plural løgnene)

  1. a lie
    Han har fortalt deg en løgn.He has told you a lie.
    en hvit løgna white lie

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Noun[edit]

løgn f (definite singular løgna, indefinite plural løgner, definite plural løgnene)

  1. a lie
    Han har fortalt deg ei løgn.He has told you a lie.

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