spille

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spilen, from Old High German spilōn, from Proto-West Germanic *spilōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spille (third-person singular present spillt, past participle jespillt or gespillt)

  1. (most dialects) to play

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German spelen, from Proto-West Germanic *spilōn, cognate with German spielen (Swedish spela is also from Low German).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /spelə/, [ˈsb̥elə]

Verb[edit]

spille (past tense spillede, past participle spillet)

  1. to play (music, a game, in a theatrical performance)
  2. to gamble, play a game
  3. (intransitive) to move quickly (e.g. with the muscles, the tongue)
  4. (intransitive) to flicker, sparkle

Inflection[edit]

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Noun[edit]

spille c (singular definite spillen, plural indefinite spiller)

  1. (rare) music player (any device that can play music)

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

spillē

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐍀𐌹𐌻𐌻𐌴

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

spille f

  1. plural of spilla

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English spillan.

Verb[edit]

spille

  1. Alternative form of spillen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spil.le/, [ˈspɪl.lə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German spelen.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

spille (imperative spill, present tense spiller, passive spilles, simple past spilte, past participle spilt, present participle spillende)

  1. to play (a sport)
  2. to play (a musical instrument)
  3. spille inn (music etc.) to record (something)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse spilla

Verb[edit]

spille (inflections as above)

  1. to spill, slop
  2. to waste

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spilla

Verb[edit]

spille (present tense spiller, past tense spilte, past participle spilt, passive infinitive spillast, present participle spillande, imperative spill)

  1. to spill, slop
  2. to waste

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