bleiwen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German *bilīvan, northern variant of bilīban, from Proto-Germanic *bilībaną. Cognate with German bleiben, Dutch blijven, English belive, West Frisian bliuwe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bleiwen ‎(third-person singular present bleift, preterite blouf, past participle bliwwen, past subjunctive bléif, auxiliary verb sinn)

  1. to stay
  2. to remain

Conjugation[edit]

Irregular with past tense
infinitive bleiwen
participle bliwwen
auxiliary sinn
present
indicative
past
indicative
conditional imperative
1st singular bleiwen blouf bléif
2nd singular bleifs bloufs bléifs bleif
3rd singular bleift blouf bléif
1st plural bleiwen blouwen bléiwen
2nd plural bleift blouft bléift bleift
3rd plural bleiwen blouwen bléiwen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived terms[edit]