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liegenlassen

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

liegen (lie) +‎ lassen (let)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈliːɡŋ̩ˌlasn̩], [ˈliːɡənˌlasən]

VerbEdit

liegenlassen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present lässt liegen, past tense ließ liegen, past participle liegenlassen, past subjunctive ließe liegen, auxiliary haben)

  1. to misplace, to leave behind

Usage notesEdit

According to the official German spelling rules, the term may be written in one word only in its non-literal meaning "to misplace" or "to ignore". In its literal meaning "to keep lying", it is always to be written liegen lassen.

Sometimes the past participle is liegengelassen.

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