legen

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation from lag.

Noun[edit]

legen m (indefinite plural legena, definite singular legeni, definite plural legenat)

  1. basin, bucket
  2. plowshare
  3. the person who is first to take action
  4. a new act or plan

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

legen c

  1. definite singular of leg

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːɣən
  • IPA(key): /ˈleːɣə(n)/

Verb[edit]

legen

  1. to empty

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of legen (weak)
infinitive legen
past singular leegde
past participle geleegd
infinitive legen
gerund legen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular leeg leegde
2nd person sing. (jij) leegt leegde
2nd person sing. (u) leegt leegde
2nd person sing. (gij) leegt leegde
3rd person singular leegt leegde
plural legen leegden
subjunctive sing.1 lege leegde
subjunctive plur.1 legen leegden
imperative sing. leeg
imperative plur.1 leegt
participles legend geleegd
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German legen, from Old High German leggen, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.ŋ̩/, /ˈleːɡən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧gen

Verb[edit]

legen (third-person singular simple present legt, past tense legte, past participle gelegt, auxiliary haben) [+accusative]

  1. (transitive) to lay, to put, to place, to position, so that it afterwands lies as opposed to being gesetzt, gestellt
    Leg deine Sachen auf den Stuhl!
    Put your things on the chair!
    Ich lege mich auf das Bett.
    I lie down on the bed.
    Eier legen
    to lay eggs
  2. (animal husbandry) to castrate
    Ich habe meinen Hengst legen lassen.
    I let my stallion be castrated.
    Synonyms: verschneiden, geilen, leichten, kastrieren, entmannen
  3. (colloquial, especially video games) to slay, to defeat
  4. (colloquial, impersonal) to cause great amusement, to make someone collapse in laughter, to kill, to slay
    Bei dem zweiten Witz hat's ihn komplett gelegt.
    The second joke totally killed him.

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Further reading[edit]

  • legen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • legen in Duden online

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

legen

  1. sand

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

legen m

  1. definite singular of lege

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

legen m

  1. definite singular of lege

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leġen

  1. past participle of licgan

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