Meanings

1.
to hurt oneself by lying
("sich+Acc verliegen" - when you lie in a weird way for a while and then you have pain because of that. The self reference MUST be there. )
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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.

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