spillen

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

spillen

  1. singular definite of spille

Verb[edit]

spillen

  1. gerund of spille
    • 2016, Maksim Gorkij, Mellem fremmede, Bechs Forlag - Viatone (ISBN 9788771831290)
      ... omend de naturligvis grinede ham ud for hans snakken og hans evige spillen kort.
      ... although they obviously laughed at him for his talking and eternal playing cards.
    • 2010, Kirsten Thorup, Førkrigstid, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788702095876)
      Hun er fyldt til randen med hans halvkvædede viser, hans spillen hasard med deres godmodighed.
      She is fed up with his half-finished songs, his gambling with their kindness.
    • 2013, Jakob Levinsen, Helte og hobbitter - Tolkien og hans verden, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711371442)
      ... og med Mordors spillen på det latinske »Mors«, død, er det præcis den virkning hos læseren, der bliver udnyttet her.
      ... and with Mordor playing on Latin »Mors«, death, this is precisely the effect with the reader that is used here.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German spilōn, from Proto-Germanic *spilōną. Cognate with German spielen, Dutch spelen, English speel, Icelandic spila, Faroese spæla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spillen (third-person singular present spillt, past participle gespillt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to play

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive spillen
participle gespillt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular spillen
2nd singular spills spill
3rd singular spillt
1st plural spillen
2nd plural spillt spillt
3rd plural spillen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

spillen

  1. definite plural of spill