German edit

Etymology edit

From Old High German biliogan, from Proto-West Germanic *bileugan. Equivalent to be- +‎ lügen.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [bəˈlyːɡn̩]
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  • Hyphenation: be‧lü‧gen

Verb edit

belügen (class 2 strong, third-person singular present belügt, past tense belog, past participle belogen, past subjunctive belöge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to lie to, to tell someone a lie, to tell someone lies
    Synonym: anlügen
    Antonyms: die Wahrheit sagen, reinen Wein einschenken

Conjugation edit

Further reading edit

  • belügen” in Duden online
  • belügen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache