blij

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blij

  1. second-person singular imperative of blít

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Etymology 1[edit]

With regular loss of intervocalic -d- from earlier blijde, from Middle Dutch blide, from Old Dutch *blīthi, from Proto-West Germanic *blīþī, from Proto-Germanic *blīþiz.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • blijde (archaic; sometimes still in fixed expressions)

Adjective[edit]

blij (comparative blijer, superlative blijst)

  1. happy
    Als de straten wit zijn, zijn de kinderen blij.
    If the streets are white, the children are happy.
  2. glad
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of blij
uninflected blij
inflected blije
comparative blijer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial blij blijer het blijst
het blijste
indefinite m./f. sing. blije blijere blijste
n. sing. blij blijer blijste
plural blije blijere blijste
definite blije blijere blijste
partitive blijs blijers
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch bli (lead (metal)).

Noun[edit]

blij n (plural blijen, diminutive blijtje n)

  1. (archaic) lead (metal)
  2. (archaic) the colour of lead
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