stelen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsteːlə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: ste‧len
  • Rhymes: -eːlən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch stelen, from Old Dutch *stelan, from Proto-Germanic *stelaną.

Verb[edit]

stelen

  1. (transitive) to steal
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of stelen (strong class 4)
infinitive stelen
past singular stal
past participle gestolen
infinitive stelen
gerund stelen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular steel stal
2nd person sing. (jij) steelt stal
2nd person sing. (u) steelt stal
2nd person sing. (gij) steelt staalt
3rd person singular steelt stal
plural stelen stalen
subjunctive sing.1 stele stale
subjunctive plur.1 stelen stalen
imperative sing. steel
imperative plur.1 steelt
participles stelend gestolen
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

stelen

  1. Plural form of steel

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *stelan, from Proto-Germanic *stelaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stēlen

  1. to steal

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 4
Infinitive stēlen
3rd sg. past stal
3rd pl. past stâlen
Past participle gestolen
Infinitive stēlen
In genitive stēlens
In dative stēlene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular stēle stal
2nd singular stēels, stēles stâels, stâles
3rd singular stēelt, stēlet stal
1st plural stēlen stâlen
2nd plural stēelt, stēlet stâelt, stâlet
3rd plural stēlen stâlen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular stēle stâle
2nd singular stēels, stēles stâles
3rd singular stēle stâle
1st plural stēlen stâlen
2nd plural stēelt, stēlet stâlet
3rd plural stēlen stâlen
Imperative Present
Singular stel, stēel, stēle
Plural stēelt, stēlet
Present Past
Participle stēlende gestolen

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • stelen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • stelen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English stelan, from Proto-Germanic *stelaną.

Verb[edit]

stelen (third-person singular simple present steleth, present participle stelende, simple past stal, past participle stolen)

  1. to steal
    • a. 1382, John Wycliffe, “Ephesians 4:28”, in Wycliffe's Bible[1]:
      He that stal, now stele he not; but more trauele he in worchinge with hise hondis that that is good, that he haue whereof he schal yyue to nedi.
      One who steals must not steal now, but must instead toil in labour with their hands for that which is good, so they have stuff to give to the needy.

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