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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German leggen, from Old Saxon leggian, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną. Compare Dutch leggen, German legen, English lay, Danish lægge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.ŋ/, /ˈlɛɣ(ː)ən/, /ˈlɛɡ(ː)ən/, /ˈleɣ(ː)ən/

VerbEdit

leggen (past singular legg or leed, past participle leggt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to lay
    He leed en Hand op mien Schuller.
    He laid his hand on my shoulder.

ConjugationEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch leggen, from Proto-Germanic *lagjaną.

VerbEdit

leggen

  1. to lay (down), to place
  2. to lay (eggs)
  3. to build, to make
  4. to station (armies)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • leggen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • leggen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

leggen m

  1. definite singular of legg

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

leggen m

  1. definite singular of legg

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lagjaną.

VerbEdit

leggen

  1. to lay, to place

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • leggen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

leggen

  1. definite plural of leg