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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse leggr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɡ/, [lɛːˀɡ̊]

NounEdit

læg c (singular definite læggen, plural indefinite lægge)

  1. (anatomy) calf (of the leg)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun to lægge (lay), from Old Norse leggja.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛːɡ/, [lɛːˀɡ̊]

NounEdit

læg n (singular definite lægget, plural indefinite læg)

  1. pleat
  2. tuck

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse leikr, from Middle Low German lek, from Latin lāicus (lay, layman), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, people).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

læg

  1. lay (non-professional, non-clergy)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of læg
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular læg 2
Neuter singular lægt 2
Plural læge 2
Definite attributive1 læge
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

læg

  1. imperative of lægge

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

læġ

  1. first- and third-person singular preterite of licgan

DescendantsEdit