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bliven

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch blīvan, from Proto-Germanic *bilībaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bliven

  1. to become
  2. to stay, to remain
  3. to die, to perish
  4. to give birth

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

past participle of bli.

AdjectiveEdit

bliven

  1. having become
    de nyligen blivna föräldrarna bjöds på tårta
    the recently become parents were treated to cake

DeclensionEdit

Inflections of
bliven
Indefinite
singular
Common bliven
Neuter blivet
Definite
singular
Masc. blivne
All blivna
Plural blivna

VerbEdit

bliven

  1. Obsolete plural form of blir, present tense of bli. 2nd person only.
  2. Obsolete plural form of bli, imperative of bli. 2nd person only.
    Flyn, rädden edra liv, och bliven som torra buskar i öknen.
    Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness. (Jeremiah 48:6)