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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

VerbEdit

liggja (third person singular past indicative , third person plural past indicative lógu, supine ligið)

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

liggja (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative , third-person plural past indicative lágu, supine legið)

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)
  2. to be located, to lie
  3. to lead (e.g. of a road)

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Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse liggja, from Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Akin to English lie.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

liggja (present tense ligg, past tense låg, past participle lege, passive infinitive liggjast, present participle liggjande, imperative ligg)

  1. to lie (to be in a horizontal position.)
    Kvifor ligg du her?
    Why are you lying here?
  2. to lie (location), be located
    Kvar ligg kjøpesenteret?
    Where is the shopping centre located?

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ligjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Compare Old English liċġan, Old Saxon liggian, Old Frisian lidzia, Old High German liggen, Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (ligan).

VerbEdit

liggja

  1. to lie (on a bed etc.)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: ligge
  • Faroese: liggja
  • Icelandic: liggja

ReferencesEdit

  • liggja in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press