Jeld

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Geld (Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gelt, from Old High German *geld, northern variant of gelt, from Proto-West Germanic *geld.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Jeld n (no plural)

  1. (Ripuarian) money
    • 1976, “'t Retsept”, in Kirchröatsjer Sjpetsiejalietete[1], performed by Nico Ploum, Kerkrade Ripuarian noted here in German-based orthography:
      Et allerschünste Mädche en ene janze Bühel voll Jeld,
      Ja, dat hat dä Mann jefählt! Ja, dat hat dä Mann jefählt!
      The prettiest girl of all and a whole bag of money,
      That's what this man needs! That's what this man needs!