laug

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

laug (genitive lau, partitive laugu)

  1. lid, eyelid

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse laug, from Proto-Germanic *laugō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laug f (genitive singular laugar, nominative plural laugar)

  1. bath, pool
  2. hot spring, warm spring, a naturally warm pool with temperatures around 20-50°C

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Older spelling of lag (law, rule)

Noun[edit]

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga or laugene)

  1. a craft union
  2. (historical) guild
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse laug, related to Latin lavare (wash). Descendant can be found in the prefix of lørdag (Saturday) which in Old Norse was laugardagr

Noun[edit]

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga or laugene)

  1. (dated) bath, wash

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

laug

  1. (non-standard since 2005) past tense of ljuge
  2. (non-standard since 2005) past tense of lyge

References[edit]

  • “laug” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “laug” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • laug” in The Ordnett Dictionary

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Older spelling of lag (law, rule)

Noun[edit]

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga)

  1. a craft union
  2. (historical) guild
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse laug, related to Latin lavare (wash). Descendant can be found in the prefix of laurdag (Saturday) which in Old Norse was laugardagr

Noun[edit]

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga)

  1. bath, wash

Verb[edit]

laug

  1. imperative of lauga

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

laug

  1. past tense of ljuga
  2. past tense of lyga

References[edit]

  • “laug” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • laug” in The Ordnett Dictionary

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laugō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃-.

Noun[edit]

laug f (genitive laugar, plural laugar)

  1. bath
  2. hot spring
    fyrir sunnan ána eru laugar
    to the south of the river are hot springs
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: laug n
  • Norwegian Bokmål: laug n

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

laug

  1. first-person singular past indicative active of ljúga
  2. third-person singular past indicative active of ljúga

References[edit]

  • laug in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Polabian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lugъ.

Noun[edit]

laug

  1. meadow near a river