telen

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See also: télen and -telen

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tēlen, from Old Dutch tilon, from Proto-Germanic *tilōną.

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telen

  1. (transitive) to cultivate, grow plants, notably crops
    Synonyms: verbouwen, kweken
  2. (transitive) to raise, breed animals or (figurative, notably a type of) men
    Synonyms: kweken

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of telen (weak)
infinitive telen
past singular teelde
past participle geteeld
infinitive telen
gerund telen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular teel teelde
2nd person sing. (jij) teelt teelde
2nd person sing. (u) teelt teelde
2nd person sing. (gij) teelt teelde
3rd person singular teelt teelde
plural telen teelden
subjunctive sing.1 tele teelde
subjunctive plur.1 telen teelden
imperative sing. teel
imperative plur.1 teelt
participles telend geteeld
1) Archaic.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch tilon, from Proto-Germanic *tilōną.

Verb[edit]

tēlen

  1. to bring forth, to produce
  2. to effect, to implement
  3. to cultivate, to foster, to raise (crops, young)
  4. to till (land)

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Further reading[edit]

  • telen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • telen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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tèlën

  1. ten