verblijven etymology

Dutch word verblijven comes from Dutch blijven, Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of verblijven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
blijven Dutch (nld) (copulative) to stay, to remain. (intransitive) to stay, to remain.
ver- Dutch (nld) A prefix found as part of surnames, found mainly in the southern Netherlands and in Belgium. To do or to become what the stem (following this prefix) refers to. To move or change in the manner specified by the stem. Used to indicate that the action (referred to by the stem) has a negative connotation (for the direct object of the stem).
verblijven Dutch (nld) To stay, to reside.

Words with the same origin as verblijven

Descendants of blijven
kinderdagverblijf overblijfsel verblijfplaats
Descendants of ver-
veranderen verandering verband verbergen verdacht verhalen verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verkoop verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verpesten verplaatsen verraden verslag verstoppen vertrekken vertrouwen verwachten verwijderen