neerlê

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch neerleggen, analyzable as neer +‎ .

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Verb[edit]

neerlê (present neer, present participle neerlêende, past participle neergelê)

  1. to lay; to put (on)
    Hy sy tas op die bed neer.
    He lays his bag on the bed.
  2. to lay down (to let go of)
    Die mans het hul wapens neergelê.
    The men laid down their weapons.

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