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. singular definite of leg

Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

legen ‎(past singular leegde, past participle geleegd)

  1. to empty

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of legen (weak)
infinitive legen
past singular leegde
past participle geleegd
infinitive legen
gerund legen n
verbal noun
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 Old High German leggen, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną. Compare Dutch leggen, English lay, Danish lægge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːɡŋ̩/, /ˈleːɡən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧gen

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to lay (etw./jmdn. auf etw. (Akk.))
  2. (transitive) to lean (etw. (Akk.) an etw. (Akk.))
  3. (reflexive) to lie down (auf etw. (Akk.))
    Ich lege mich auf das Bett.
    I lie down on the bed.

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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]

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leġen

  1. past participle of licgan

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