gëllen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German guldīn, from Proto-Germanic *gulþīnaz. Cognate with German golden, gülden, Dutch gouden, English golden, Icelandic gullinn

Adjective[edit]

gëllen (masculine gëllenen, feminine gëllen, neuter gëllent)

  1. golden
    D'Kierch hat e gëllen Tabernakel.
    The church had a golden tabernacle.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German geltan, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną. Cognate with German gelten, Dutch gelden, Low German gellen, Icelandic gjalda, English yield.

Verb[edit]

gëllen (past participle gegollt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to be valid, to count
    De Gol huet net gegollt.
    The goal did not count.
  2. to take effect
    Dat neit Gesetz gëllt vum 1. Juli un.
    The new law takes effect from the 1st of July.
Conjugation[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • The past participle gegëllt can also be used.