See also: ligné

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish likna, derived with the inchoative suffix -ne from lig (similar). Compare Swedish likna, English liken, Middle Low German līkenen. It has replaced an older verb without -n, *galīkōną, hence Old English ġelīcian, German gleichen, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍉𐌽 (galeikōn).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ligne (imperative lign, infinitive at ligne, present tense ligner, past tense lignede, perfect tense har lignet)

  1. resemble, look like
  2. take after
  3. be like
  4. (taxation) assess

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ligne, from Latin līnea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /liɲ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iɲ

NounEdit

ligne f (plural lignes)

  1. line
  2. route, course, service, line
  3. cable
  4. (computing) row (in a table)
  5. (body shape) figure

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the adjective lik

VerbEdit

ligne (imperative lign, present tense ligner, passive lignes, simple past and past participle ligna or lignet, present participle lignende)

  1. to look like, resemble, be similar to
  2. to compare (med / to)
  3. (taxation) to assess

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