lager

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See also: Lager, láguer, läger, låger, and Läger

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Etymology 1[edit]

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A pint of lager.

From German Lagerbier (beer made for storing), from Lager (store).

Noun[edit]

lager (plural lagers)

  1. A type of beer, brewed using a bottom-fermenting yeast.
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Verb[edit]

lager (third-person singular simple present lagers, present participle lagering, simple past and past participle lagered)

  1. To store (lager beer) at a low temperature for maturing and clarification.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lager (plural lagers)

  1. Alternative spelling of laager

Verb[edit]

lager (third-person singular simple present lagers, present participle lagering, simple past and past participle lagered)

  1. Alternative spelling of laager

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From German Lager, from Proto-Germanic *legrą, cognate with Danish lejr,

Noun[edit]

lager n (singular definite lageret, plural indefinite lagre)

  1. store, warehouse
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of lagerøl.

Noun[edit]

lager c (singular definite lageren, plural indefinite lagere)

  1. (rare) lager (type of beer)
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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From German Lager; doublet of leger

Noun[edit]

lager m or n (plural lagers, diminutive lagertje n)

  1. bearing (a metal block or other construction holding a rotating axis in position)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Lager, shortening of Lagerbier (lager beer), a compound of Lager (camp) + Bier (beer).

Noun[edit]

lager n (plural lagers, diminutive lagertje n)

  1. (archaic) beer of low fermentation

Etymology 3[edit]

Likely borrowed from German Lager (camp, encampment), with semantic influence from Afrikaans laer.

Noun[edit]

lager n (plural lagers)

  1. (historical) laager (wagon fort used by Boers, especially Voortrekkers)

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Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

lager

  1. Comparative form of laag

German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lager

  1. first-person singular present of lagern (colloquial)
  2. singular imperative of lagern (colloquial)

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Noun[edit]

lager m (genitive singular lagers, nominative plural lagerar)

  1. stock, inventory
  2. store, stock room

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From German Lager

Noun[edit]

lager n (definite singular lageret, indefinite plural lager or lagre, definite plural lagra or lagrene)

  1. a warehouse
  2. a bearing (mechanical part)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lager

  1. present tense of lage

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Lager

Noun[edit]

lager n (definite singular lageret, indefinite plural lager, definite plural lagera)

  1. a warehouse
  2. a bearing (mechanical part)

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

German Lager, from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, from Proto-Germanic *legrą. Doublet of läger (place to sleep).

Noun[edit]

lager n (countable)

  1. a store, a warehouse (a place where things are stored, for example before they are moved out to the sales area in a shop)
  2. a supply, stock (the things in a store)
    Synonym: förråd n
  3. a layer (a single thickness of some material covering a surface)
  4. a stratum (one of several parallel horizontal layers of material arranged one on top of another)
    Synonym: skikt n
  5. (mechanical engineering) a bearing (a mechanical device that supports another part and/or reduces friction, especially between rotating parts)
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Declension of lager 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lager lagret lager lagren
Genitive lagers lagrets lagers lagrens
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish laver, laur, laghur, lagher, laghir, from Middle Dutch lauwer, ultimately from Latin laurus.

Noun[edit]

lager c (countable or uncountable)

  1. laurel
  2. (figuratively, usually in the plural) a crown of laurel, an academic merit
    där de härliga lagrarna gro
    where the wonderful laurels grow (i.e. at the university)
    vila inte på lagrarna
    don't rest on your laurels (don't let old victories make you lazy)
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Declension of lager 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lager lagern lagrar lagrarna
Genitive lagers lagerns lagrars lagrarnas
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Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of lageröl, from lager (store) +‎ öl (beer).

Noun[edit]

lager c (countable or uncountable)

  1. lager (a type of beer)
Declension[edit]
Declension of lager 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lager lagern lager lagerna
Genitive lagers lagerns lagers lagernas

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