schellen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɛ.lə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schel‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with schillen. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Verb[edit]

schellen

  1. (transitive, dated) To peel.
  2. (intransitive, dated) To be peeled.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of schellen (weak)
infinitive schellen
past singular schelde
past participle gescheld
infinitive schellen
gerund schellen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular schel schelde
2nd person sing. (jij) schelt schelde
2nd person sing. (u) schelt schelde
2nd person sing. (gij) schelt schelde
3rd person singular schelt schelde
plural schellen schelden
subjunctive sing.1 schelle schelde
subjunctive plur.1 schellen schelden
imperative sing. schel
imperative plur.1 schelt
participles schellend gescheld
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

schellen

  1. Plural form of schel

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

schellen

  1. (intransitive) To ring a bell
  2. (transitive) To summon by ringing a bell.
  3. (intransitive) To make the sound of a bell.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of schellen (weak)
infinitive schellen
past singular schelde
past participle gescheld
infinitive schellen
gerund schellen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular schel schelde
2nd person sing. (jij) schelt schelde
2nd person sing. (u) schelt schelde
2nd person sing. (gij) schelt schelde
3rd person singular schelt schelde
plural schellen schelden
subjunctive sing.1 schelle schelde
subjunctive plur.1 schellen schelden
imperative sing. schel
imperative plur.1 schelt
participles schellend gescheld
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

schellen

  1. Plural form of schel

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Merged from an Early New High German strong verb, Middle High German schellen, Old High German skellan, Proto-Germanic *skellan, together with an Early New High German causative verb, Middle High German schellen, Old High German skellen, Proto-Germanic *skaljan.

Verb[edit]

schellen (third-person singular simple present schellt, past tense schellte, past participle geschellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (ergative) to ring
    • 2005, Aslı Sevindim, Candlelight Döner. Geschichten über meine deutsch-türkische Familie, Berlin: Ullstein, →ISBN, page 146:
      Ich habe bei unserer türkischen Nachbarin geschellt und mich bei ihr zum Tee eingeladen – ich weiß jetzt alles.
      I have rung at my Turkish neighbour and invited myself to tea – I now know all.

Conjugation[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • schellen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • schellen in Duden online