Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

pleie

  1. Alternative form of pleye

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German plegen and Old Norse plega.

NounEdit

pleie f or m (definite singular pleia or pleien, uncountable)

  1. (generally) care, (also) nursing

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

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)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German plegen and Old Norse plega.

NounEdit

pleie f (definite singular pleia, uncountable)

  1. (generally) care, (also) nursing

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

  1. to nurse
  2. to cultivate (e.g. friendships, interests)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

  1. to be in the habit of, to be used / to doing something)

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of plaie