bloeien

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblui̯ə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bloei‧en
  • Rhymes: -ui̯ən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bloeyen, from Old Dutch bluoien, from Proto-Germanic *blōaną.

Verb[edit]

bloeien

  1. (intransitive) to blossom, to bear flowers
  2. (intransitive) to grow, develop
  3. (intransitive) to flourish, prosper
  4. (intransitive, uncommon) to produce a swelling or secretion
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) to blush, to redden in the face
  6. (intransitive, archaic, of people) to flourish, to be in one's period of maximum activity or influence
    Hij bloeide in de laatste twee decennia van de veertiende eeuw.
    He flourished in the two final decades of the fourteenth century.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bloeien (weak)
infinitive bloeien
past singular bloeide
past participle gebloeid
infinitive bloeien
gerund bloeien n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bloei bloeide
2nd person sing. (jij) bloeit bloeide
2nd person sing. (u) bloeit bloeide
2nd person sing. (gij) bloeit bloeide
3rd person singular bloeit bloeide
plural bloeien bloeiden
subjunctive sing.1 bloeie bloeide
subjunctive plur.1 bloeien bloeiden
imperative sing. bloei
imperative plur.1 bloeit
participles bloeiend gebloeid
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: bloei

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bloeien

  1. Plural form of bloei

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bloeien

  1. (archaic) Plural form of bloed