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Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ligan, liggan, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną. Cognate with German liegen, Dutch liggen, English lie, Icelandic liggja.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Zurich) IPA(key): /ˈliɡːə/

VerbEdit

ligge (third-person singular simple present liit, past participle ggläge, past subjunctive leeg, auxiliary sii)

  1. to lie (be in horizontal position)
  2. to lie, be (in a place)

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse liggja (to lie), from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie down). Cognate with Old English licgan (modern English lie).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /leɡə/, [ˈleɡ̊ə]

VerbEdit

ligge (imperative lig, infinitive at ligge, present tense ligger, past tense , perfect tense har ligget)

  1. lie (be in horizontal position; be placed or situated)
  2. be (occupy a place); stand, (e.g. a house)
  3. sit (a hen brooding)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

ligge

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of liggen

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German Low GermanEdit

VerbEdit

ligge

  1. (eastern Low Prussian) Alternative form of liggen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie down). Cognates include Danish ligge, Swedish ligga, Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (ligan), German liegen, Dutch liggen, and English lie

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ligge (imperative ligg, present tense ligger, passive ligges, simple past , past participle ligget, present participle liggende)

  1. (intransitive) to lie (be in a horizontal position)
  2. (intransitive) to be placed or situated
    Stockholm ligger i Sverige.Stockholm is situated in Sweden.

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ReferencesEdit

  • “ligge” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • Falk, Hjalmar; Torp, Alf (1903–06) Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog [Etymological Dictionary of the Norwegian and Danish Languages], page 460

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

ligge (present tense ligg, past tense låg, past participle lege, passive infinitive liggast, present participle liggande, imperative ligg)

  1. Alternative form of liggja