** NEWS **: You can now find your dictionary favorites under the members menu (for premium members).

anliegen

1.
to lie flat on
(Mainly used for hair or ears that are fairly flat on the head.)
Value:
Opposite: abstehen
Create Examples with ChatGPT
2.
to be on
(ONLY in the context of electrical engineering, for a current or voltage "being" on a wire or pole.)
Value:
Create Examples with ChatGPT
3.
to be on the agenda
(For issues or tasks that need to be addressed. Quite common in the office world.)
Value:
Create Examples with ChatGPT

Word Family

Root: *legh-

The core idea of this root was:

laying, lying down

of course the verbs to lay and to lie belong here, but the root is also the origin of law, lair, ledger, allay and low.  And of lager, which is essentially a German word that means storage.

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Questions and Comments

🗨
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments


Never miss out!

Join over 20.000 German learners and get my epic newsletter whenever I post a new article :)

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.