лгать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lъgati (compare Serbo-Croatian ла̀гати/làgati, Bulgarian лъ́жа (lǎ́ža)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ-, whence also English lie, German lügen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɫɡatʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

лгать (lgatʹimpf (perfective солга́ть or налга́ть)

  1. to lie, to tell lies
    лгать кому́-либо в глаза́
    lgatʹ komú-libo v glazá
    to lie to someone's face

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imperfective

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  • прилыга́ть (prilygátʹ) (dated)
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perfective

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