See also: ligę

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

lige (third-person singular simple present liges, present participle liging, simple past and past participle liged)

  1. (obsolete) To lie; to tell lies.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lige in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈliːə], [ˈliːi]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse líki, from Proto-Germanic *galīkô, cognate with Old English ġelīca (English like) and Old High German gilīhho (German seinesgleichen). Definite form of the adjective *galīkaz (same, like).

NounEdit

lige (uninflected)

  1. like, match

Etymology 2Edit

Originally the definite form of lig.

AdjectiveEdit

lige (uninflected)

  1. straight, not bent
  2. equal
  3. (mathematics, of an integer) even (being of the form  , where   is an integer)
  4. (mathematics, of a function) even (such that  )
Coordinate termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse líka, from Proto-Germanic *galīkê, cognate with English like, German gleich. Adverb from the adjective Proto-Germanic *galīkaz (same, like), see lig.

AdverbEdit

lige

  1. just, recently
  2. just, merely, simply
  3. just, exactly

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /liʒ/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

lige (plural liges)

  1. liege

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lige

  1. present subjunctive analytic of lig

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Disputed; thought to be of Germanic origin. See English liege.

NounEdit

lige m (oblique plural liges, nominative singular liges, nominative plural lige)

  1. liege; liegeman; vassal

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *legyom, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie (down)).

NounEdit

lige n

  1. verbal noun of laigid
  2. lying down, reclining, sleeping
    • c. 815–840, published in "The Monastery of Tallaght", in Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy (1911-1912, Royal Irish Academy), edited and with translations by Edward J. Gwynn and Walter J. Purton, vol. 29, pp. 115–179, paragraph 85,
      Nicon fordamar suide nó ligi do fir díob con·gabsat an deorad iterum.
      [Adamnan] did not allow them to sit or lie down unless they receive the stranger again.
  3. bed, couch
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 55c19
      Cid in tan no·mbíth inna ligiu, ba ac imrádud chloíne no·bíth.
      Even when he used to be in his bed, he used to be meditating iniquity.
  4. (figuratively) grave
InflectionEdit
Neuter io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ligeN ligeL ligeL
Vocative ligeN ligeL ligeL
Accusative ligeN ligeL ligeL
Genitive ligiL ligeL ligeN
Dative ligiuL ligib ligib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived termsEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

lige f

  1. verbal noun of ligid
  2. licking
InflectionEdit
Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ligeL ligiL ligi
Vocative ligeL ligiL ligi
Accusative ligiN ligiL ligi
Genitive lige ligeL ligeN
Dative ligiL ligib ligib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lige
also llige after a proclitic
lige
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

lige

  1. dative singular of lig