lege

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See also: Lege, lège, legë, and -lege

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header] for legislature.

Noun[edit]

lege (uncountable)

  1. (US, colloquial) legislature

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviated from allege (to assert).

Verb[edit]

lege (third-person singular simple present leges, present participle leging, simple past and past participle leged)

  1. (obsolete) To allege; to assert.
    • Bishop Fisher
      Not only he legeth his mercy to bind his reason, but also his wysdome.
    • Chaucer, Court of Love, v. 1065.
      To reson faste, and ledge auctoritie.

Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation [please replace this header] for legend.

Noun[edit]

lege (uncountable)

  1. (Ireland, slang) legend, colloquially used to describe a person who is held in high regard

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

Verb[edit]

lege (imperative leg, infinitive at lege, present tense leger, past tense legede, perfect tense har leget)

  1. play
  2. spawn
Usage notes[edit]

In compounds: "lege-".

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Etymology 2[edit]

See leg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

Noun[edit]

lege c

  1. plural indefinite of leg

Dutch[edit]

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lege

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of legen

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

lege

  1. First-person singular present of legen.
  2. Imperative singular of legen.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of legen.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of legen.

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

lege (plural leges)

  1. law

Verb[edit]

lege

  1. present of leger
  2. imperative of leger

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lex, legem.

Noun[edit]

lege m (plural leges)

  1. law

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Latin[edit]

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lege

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of legō

Noun[edit]

lēge

  1. ablative singular of lēx

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /leːɡʲə/

Etymology[edit]

From Old English læce and Old Norse læknari

Noun[edit]

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural leger, definite plural legene)

  1. doctor

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Verb[edit]

lege (present tense leger, past tense lega or leget, past participle lega or leget)

  1. heal, cure

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lækje (Bokmål)

Derived terms[edit]

(from both noun and verb)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural legar, definite plural legane)

  1. doctor (physician)

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Verb[edit]

lege

  1. neuter past participle of liggja, liggje, ligga and ligge

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lēgem, accusative of lēx, from Proto-Italic *lēg-, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-s, from *leǵ- (to gather).

Noun[edit]

lege f (plural legi)

  1. law
  2. (archaic) religion, belief (in God or a divinity), credence
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lege

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of lega.
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of lega.