leugnen

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German louganen, from Proto-Germanic *laugnijaną. Factitive of lügen (to lie).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔʏ̯ɡnən/ (prescriptive standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔʏ̯knən/ (overall the commonest form)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔʏ̯çnən/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)

VerbEdit

leugnen (weak, third-person singular present leugnet, past tense leugnete, past participle geleugnet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to deny (assert the untruth of)

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