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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

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.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of bloeien (weak)
infinitive bloeien
past singular bloeide
past participle gebloeid
infinitive bloeien
gerund bloeien n
verbal noun
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 termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

NounEdit

bloeien

  1. Plural form of bloei

Etymology 3Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

NounEdit

bloeien

  1. (archaic) Plural form of bloed