vleien

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vleien, from Old Dutch *fleian, from Proto-Germanic *flaihaną.

Verb[edit]

vleien ‎(past singular vleide, past participle gevleid)

  1. (transitive) To flatter, coax, sweet-talk, praise excessively, wheedle
  2. (intransitive) To flatter, coax, sweet-talk
  3. (transitive) To convince, talk over/into
  4. (transitive) To entise, lure, seduce
  5. (transitive) To fondle, pet, stroke
  6. (transitive) To flatter, present misleadlingly positively
  7. also used reflexively: zich vleien in various above transitive senses
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vlei vleide
2nd person sing. (jij) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (u) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (gij) vleit vleide
3rd person singular vleit vleide
plural vleien vleiden
subjunctive sing.1 vleie vleide
subjunctive plur.1 vleien vleiden
imperative sing. vlei
imperative plur.1 vleit
participles vleiend gevleid
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vleien

  1. Plural form of vlei

Etymology 3[edit]

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Verb[edit]

vleien ‎(past singular vleide, past participle gevleid)

  1. (transitive) To fling, throw a pebble etc. over water so as to make it bounce
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vlei vleide
2nd person sing. (jij) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (u) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (gij) vleit vleide
3rd person singular vleit vleide
plural vleien vleiden
subjunctive sing.1 vleie vleide
subjunctive plur.1 vleien vleiden
imperative sing. vlei
imperative plur.1 vleit
participles vleiend gevleid
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • vleier m (object which is thus flung)

Etymology 4[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vleien ‎(past singular vleide, past participle gevleid)

  1. (intransitive) To form a membrane
  2. (intransitive) To be covered by one
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular vlei vleide
2nd person sing. (jij) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (u) vleit vleide
2nd person sing. (gij) vleit vleide
3rd person singular vleit vleide
plural vleien vleiden
subjunctive sing.1 vleie vleide
subjunctive plur.1 vleien vleiden
imperative sing. vlei
imperative plur.1 vleit
participles vleiend gevleid
1) Archaic.

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