quellen

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See also: Quellen and quëllen

German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkvɛln̩/, /ˈkvɛlən/
  • (file)

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quellen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present quillt, past tense quoll, past participle gequollen, past subjunctive quölle, auxiliary sein)

  1. to well (issue forth, as water from the earth)
  2. to swell, to soak (expand by soaking up a liquid)

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Middle Dutch[edit]

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From Old Dutch *quellen, from Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną.

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quellen

  1. to torment, to hurt, to torture

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  • Dutch: kwellen
  • Limburgish: kwèlle

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Middle English[edit]

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From Old English cwellan, from Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną.

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quellen

  1. To kill or slay; to inflict death upon someone.
  2. To quell or suppress; to end afflictions or threats.
  3. (rare) To verbally insult or demean.
  4. (rare) To ruin, to lay waste to.

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