Teller

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See also: teller and tełłer

English[edit]

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Teller

  1. A surname​.
  2. A tiny city in Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States, named after Henry M. Teller.

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Could someone explain the sense development? It isn't clear how we start from a Latin verb meaning "to cut" and suddenly have a Germanic noun meaning "a plate", which might somehow be also from a Germanic verb "to count". None of this makes much sense.”

From Middle High German teller, teler, telier, from Late Latin taliare (to cut), from Latin tālea (a cutting). Related to Polish talerz and Czech talíř ("plate"; both borrowed from Middle High German talier). Alternatively possibly ultimately from Proto-Germanic *taljaną (to count).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛlɐ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɐ

Noun[edit]

Teller m (genitive Tellers, plural Teller, diminutive Tellerchen n or Tellerlein n)

  1. plate, dish

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German teller (tellor, tallior), from Middle French tailloir, ultimately from Latin talea.

Noun[edit]

Teller m (plural Tellers)

  1. plate; dinner plate