bleiben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German blīben, belīben (to remain in the same position, pause, blin), from Old High German bilīban (to remain), from Proto-Germanic *bilībaną (to remain), from Proto-Indo-European *lip- (to stick, glue). Cognate with Dutch blijven (to remain), English belive (to remain, stay). More at belive.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblaɪ̯bm̩/, /ˈblaɪ̯bən/
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  • Hyphenation: blei‧ben

Verb[edit]

bleiben (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present bleibt, past tense blieb, past participle geblieben, past subjunctive bliebe, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to remain; to stay; to keep
  2. (intransitive) to be left; to remain

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