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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A formation from lag.

NounEdit

legen m (indefinite plural legena, definite singular legeni, definite plural legenat)

  1. basin, bucket
  2. plowshare
  3. the person who is first to take action
  4. a new act or plan

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

legen c

  1. definite singular of leg

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːɣən
  • IPA(key): /ˈleːɣə(n)/

VerbEdit

legen

  1. to empty

InflectionEdit

Inflection of legen (weak)
infinitive legen
past singular leegde
past participle geleegd
infinitive legen
gerund legen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular leeg leegde
2nd person sing. (jij) leegt leegde
2nd person sing. (u) leegt leegde
2nd person sing. (gij) leegt leegde
3rd person singular leegt leegde
plural legen leegden
subjunctive sing.1 lege leegde
subjunctive plur.1 legen leegden
imperative sing. leeg
imperative plur.1 leegt
participles legend geleegd
1) Archaic.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German legen, from Old High German leggen, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːɡŋ̩/, /ˈleːɡən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧gen

VerbEdit

legen (third-person singular simple present legt, past tense legte, past participle gelegt, auxiliary haben) [+accusative]

  1. (transitive) to lay, to put, to place, to position, so that it afterwands lies as opposed to being gesetzt, gestellt
    Leg deine Sachen auf den Stuhl!
    Leave your stuff on the chair!
    Ich lege mich auf das Bett.
    I lie down on the bed.
    Eier legen
    to lay eggs
  2. (animal husbandry) to castrate
    Ich habe meinen Hengst legen lassen.
    I let my stallion be castrated.
    Synonyms: verschneiden, geilen, leichten, kastrieren, entmannen

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Further readingEdit

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

Lubuagan KalingaEdit

NounEdit

legen

  1. sand

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

legen m

  1. definite singular of lege

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

legen m

  1. definite singular of lege

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leġen

  1. past participle of licgan

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