tellen

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tellen (plural tellens)

  1. (zoology) Any species of Tellina, a genus of marine bivalve molluscs.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tellen, from Old Dutch tellen, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Compare Low German tellen, German zählen, West Frisian telle, English tell, Danish tælle.

Verb[edit]

tellen (past singular telde, past participle geteld)

  1. to count, to enumerate
  2. to determine the number of
  3. to matter, to be of significance

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Noun[edit]

tellen

  1. Plural form of tel

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German tellen, from Old Saxon tellian, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Cognate with Dutch tellen, German zählen, West Frisian telle, English tell, Danish tælle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tellen (past singular tell, past participle tellt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to count, to tell

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English tellan, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną.

Verb[edit]

tellen

  1. to count
  2. to tell

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Cognate with Dutch tellen and English tell.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tellen

  1. to count, to tell

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