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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German plegen and Old Norse plega

Verb 1Edit

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 2Edit

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 FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Old French plaie

NounEdit

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

  1. wound (damage to the body)
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