bliken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bliknen, from Middle English bliken (to bille) or from Old Norse blikna. More at blike, blick.

Verb[edit]

bliken (third-person singular simple present blikens, present participle blikening, simple past and past participle blikened)

  1. (intransitive) to become pale; shine.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *blīkan, from Proto-Germanic *blīkaną, *blīkijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bliken

  1. to shine, to glitter
  2. to appear (come into sight)
  3. to appear (have a certain appearance)
  4. to show, to demonstrate
  5. to be evident

Conjugation[edit]

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