gelieven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gelieven (past singular geliefde, past participle geliefd)

  1. (impersonal) to enjoy, love
  2. (transitive) to please, to delight

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Usage notes[edit]

Gelieven is one of a few Dutch verbs where the object is the one having an opinion about something, and the subject is the thing it concerns. For example, het gelieft mij means 'I love it'. See also dunken.