DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Saxon lugina, from Proto-Germanic *luginō, cognate with Old English lyġen, Old High German lugina. Norwegian lygn and Swedish lögn are also borrowed from Old Saxon. The noun is derived from the verb *leuganą (to lie).

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NounEdit

løgn c (singular definite løgnen, plural indefinite løgne)

  1. lie (untruth)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

løgn f or m (definite singular løgna or løgnen, indefinite plural løgner, definite plural løgnene)

  1. a lie
    Han har fortalt deg en løgn.He has told you a lie.
    en hvit løgna white lie

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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NounEdit

løgn f (definite singular løgna, indefinite plural løgner, definite plural løgnene)

  1. a lie
    Han har fortalt deg ei løgn.He has told you a lie.

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