DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vleien, from Old Dutch *fleien, from Proto-West Germanic *flaihijan.

VerbEdit

vleien

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to flatter, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle (praise excessively and disingenuously)
  2. (transitive) to convince, talk into, talk over
  3. (transitive) to entice, lure, seduce
  4. (transitive, reflexive) to fondle, pet, stroke
  5. (transitive, reflexive) To flatter (present disingenuously)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
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 termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

vleien

  1. Plural form of vlei

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

vleien

  1. (transitive) To fling, throw a pebble etc. over water so as to make it bounce
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
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.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • vleier m (object which is thus flung)

Etymology 4Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

vleien

  1. (intransitive) To form a membrane
  2. (intransitive) To be covered by one
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
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.

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

vleien

  1. Archaic form of vlijen.
  2. Misspelling of vlijen.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vleien (weak)
infinitive vleien
past singular vleide
past participle gevleid
infinitive vleien
gerund vleien n
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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