ligge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse liggja (to lie), from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie down). Cognate with Old English licgan (modern English lie).

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  • IPA(key): /leɡə/, [ˈleɡ̊ə]

Verb[edit]

ligge (imperative lig, infinitive at ligge, present tense ligger, past tense , past participle har ligget)

  1. lie (be in horizontal position; be placed or situated)
  2. be (occupy a place); stand, (e.g. a house)
  3. sit (a hen brooding)

Dutch[edit]

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ligge

  1. singular present subjunctive of liggen

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German Low German[edit]

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ligge

  1. (eastern Low Prussian) Alternative form of liggen.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie down). Cognates include Danish ligge, Swedish ligga, Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (ligan), German liegen, Dutch liggen, and English lie

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ligge

  1. (intransitive) to lie (be in a horizontal position)
  2. (intransitive) to be placed or situated
    Stockholm ligger i Sverige
    Stockholm is situated in Sweden

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

ligge (present tense ligg, past tense låg, past participle lege, passive infinitive liggast, present participle liggande, imperative ligg)

  1. Alternative form of liggja.