EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

laug (genitive lau, partitive laugu)

  1. lid, eyelid

DeclensionEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse laug, from Proto-Germanic *laugō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laug f (genitive singular laugar, nominative plural laugar)

  1. bath, pool
  2. hot spring, warm spring, a naturally warm pool with temperatures around 20-50°C

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Older spelling of lag (law, rule)

NounEdit

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga or laugene)

  1. craft union
  2. (historical) guild
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse laug, related to Latin lavare (wash). Descendant can be found in the prefix of lørdag (Saturday) which in Old Norse was laugardagr

NounEdit

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga or laugene)

  1. (dated) bath, wash

ReferencesEdit

  • “laug” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • laug” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Older spelling of lag (law, rule)

NounEdit

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga)

  1. craft union
  2. (historical) guild
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse laug, related to Latin lavare (wash). Descendant can be found in the prefix of laurdag (Saturday) which in Old Norse was laugardagr

NounEdit

laug n (definite singular lauget, indefinite plural laug, definite plural lauga)

  1. bath, wash

VerbEdit

laug

  1. imperative of lauga

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

laug

  1. past tense of ljuga and ljuge
  2. past tense of lyga and lyge

ReferencesEdit

  • “laug” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • laug” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *laugō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃-.

NounEdit

laug f (genitive laugar, plural laugar)

  1. bath
  2. hot spring
    fyrir sunnan ána eru laugar
    to the south of the river are hot springs
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: laug n
  • Norwegian Bokmål: laug n

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

laug

  1. first-person singular past indicative of ljúga
  2. third-person singular past indicative of ljúga

ReferencesEdit

  • laug in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PolabianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lugъ.

NounEdit

laug

  1. meadow near a river