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See also: leogan, ljúga, and ljúğa

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ljúga.

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ljuga (present tense lyg, past tense laug, past participle loge, passive infinitive ljugast, present participle ljugande, imperative ljug)

  1. to lie (tell an intentional untruth)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish liūgha, from Old Norse ljúga, from Proto-Germanic *leuganą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewgʰ- (to tell a lie). Cognate with Danish lyve, Faroese ljúgva (whence lúgva), Icelandic ljúga, Norwegian Bokmål lyve and Norwegian Nynorsk ljuga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /²jʉːɡa/
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VerbEdit

ljuga

  1. to lie, to tell an untruth
    Politikerna drar sig inte för att ljuga sina väljare rakt upp i ansiktet.
    The politicians do not hesitate to lie to their voters straight to their faces.

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