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See also: Lege, lège, legë, and -lege

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation [please replace this header] for legislature.

NounEdit

lege (uncountable)

  1. (US, colloquial) legislature

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviated from allege (to assert).

VerbEdit

lege (third-person singular simple present leges, present participle leging, simple past and past participle leged)

  1. (obsolete) To allege; to assert.
    • Bishop Fisher
      Not only he legeth his mercy to bind his reason, but also his wysdome.
    • Chaucer, Court of Love, v. 1065.
      To reson faste, and ledge auctoritie.

Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviation [please replace this header] for legend.

NounEdit

lege (uncountable)

  1. (Ireland, slang) legend, colloquially used to describe a person who is held in high regard

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse leika, from Proto-Germanic *laikaną, from Proto-Indo-European *leyg-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

VerbEdit

lege (imperative leg, infinitive at lege, present tense leger, past tense legede, perfect tense har leget)

  1. play
  2. spawn
Usage notesEdit

In compounds: "lege-".

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See leg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lajə/, [ˈlɑjə], [ˈlɑːɪ]

NounEdit

lege c

  1. plural indefinite of leg

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lege

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of legen

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

VerbEdit

lege

  1. First-person singular present of legen.
  2. Imperative singular of legen.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of legen.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of legen.

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

lege (plural leges)

  1. law

VerbEdit

lege

  1. present of leger
  2. imperative of leger

LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lex, legem.

NounEdit

lege m (plural leges)

  1. law

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lege

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of legō

NounEdit

lēge

  1. ablative singular of lēx

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English læce and Old Norse læknari

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /leːɡʲə/

NounEdit

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural leger, definite plural legene)

  1. doctor

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

lege (present tense leger, past tense lega or leget, past participle lega or leget)

  1. heal, cure

Related termsEdit

lækje (Bokmål)

Derived termsEdit

(from both noun and verb)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

lege m (definite singular legen, indefinite plural legar, definite plural legane)

  1. doctor (physician)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

lege

  1. neuter past participle of liggja, liggje, ligga and ligge

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lēgem, accusative of lēx, from Proto-Italic *lēg-, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-s, from *leǵ- (to gather).

NounEdit

lege f (plural legi)

  1. law
  2. (archaic) religion, belief (in God or a divinity), credence
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lege

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of lega.
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of lega.