verlieven etymology

Dutch word verlieven comes from Dutch ver-, Dutch lieven

Detailed word origin of verlieven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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).
lieven Dutch (nld) (transitive, obsolete) to care about, to like. (transitive, obsolete) to love. (transitive, obsolete) to value.
verlieven Dutch (nld) To fall in love. To make someone fall in love.

Words with the same origin as verlieven

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
Descendants of lieven