lieven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lieven, from Old Dutch *lievon. Equivalent to lief +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

lieven

  1. (transitive, obsolete) to love
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to care about, to like
  3. (transitive, obsolete) to value
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lieven (weak)
infinitive lieven
past singular liefde
past participle geliefd
infinitive lieven
gerund lieven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular lief liefde
2nd person sing. (jij) lieft liefde
2nd person sing. (u) lieft liefde
2nd person sing. (gij) lieft liefde
3rd person singular lieft liefde
plural lieven liefden
subjunctive sing.1 lieve liefde
subjunctive plur.1 lieven liefden
imperative sing. lief
imperative plur.1 lieft
participles lievend geliefd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

lieven

  1. Plural form of lief

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *lievon. Equivalent to lief +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

lieven

  1. to love

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lieven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929