pleie

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German plegen and Old Norse plega

Verb 1[edit]

pleie (imperative plei, present tense pleier, passive pleies, simple past pleia or pleiet or pleide, past participle pleia or pleiet or pleid, present participle pleiende)

  1. to nurse, care for, look after, take care of (someone)
  2. to cultivate (e.g. friendships, interests)

Verb 2[edit]

pleie (imperative plei, present tense pleier, passive pleies, simple past pleide, past participle pleid)

  1. to be in the habit of, to be usedgjøre noe / to doing something)
    han pleier å gjøre det - he usually does that

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pleie f (oblique plural pleies, nominative singular pleie, nominative plural pleies)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of plaie