gelden

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gelden, from Old Dutch *geldan, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- ‎(to pay).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gelden ‎(past singular gold, past participle gegolden)

  1. to apply, be applicable or binding
    De twee minuten stilte gelden in het hele land, ook op plaatsen waar geen plechtigheid wordt gehouden. [1] — The two minutes of silence apply throughout the whole land, even in places where no ceremony is held.
  2. to count (be estimated as valid, useful, or influential)
  3. (~ als) to be considered as
    De Bataven golden in vroeg-Romeinse tijd als elitetroepen.[2] — The Batavians were considered in early-Roman times as elite troops.
    Het Oktoberfest geldt als het grootste bierfestival ter wereld en wordt jaarlijks door meer dan zes miljoen mensen bezocht.[3] — The Oktoberfest is considered as the biggest beer festival in the world and is yearly visited by more than six million people.
  4. (doen ~) to enforce

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of gelden (strong class 3)
infinitive gelden
past singular gold
past participle gegolden
infinitive gelden
gerund gelden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular geld gold
2nd person sing. (jij) geldt gold
2nd person sing. (u) geldt gold
2nd person sing. (gij) geldt goldt
3rd person singular geldt gold
plural gelden golden
subjunctive sing.1 gelde golde
subjunctive plur.1 gelden golden
imperative sing. geld
imperative plur.1 geldt
participles geldend gegolden
1) Archaic.

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Noun[edit]

gelden pl ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. Plural form of geld
  2. monies, supplies

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *geldan, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- ‎(to pay).

Verb[edit]

gelden

  1. to pay, to satisfy (a payment)
  2. to buy
  3. to compensate, to give recompense
  4. to yield, to produce
  5. (of a promise) to keep, to come through on

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