lügen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German liogan, from Proto-Germanic *leuganą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ-. Compare Low German legen, lögen, Dutch liegen, English lie, Danish lyve, Swedish ljuga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlyːɡŋ̩/, /ˈlyːɡən/
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Verb[edit]

lügen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present lügt, past tense log, past participle gelogen, past subjunctive löge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to tell a lie; to lie

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