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.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch tellen, from Old Dutch tellen, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną.

Verb[edit]

tellen

  1. (transitive) to count, to enumerate
  2. (transitive) to determine the number of
  3. (intransitive) to matter, to be of significance
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of tellen (weak)
infinitive tellen
past singular telde
past participle geteld
infinitive tellen
gerund tellen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular tel telde
2nd person sing. (jij) telt telde
2nd person sing. (u) telt telde
2nd person sing. (gij) telt telde
3rd person singular telt telde
plural tellen telden
subjunctive sing.1 telle telde
subjunctive plur.1 tellen telden
imperative sing. tel
imperative plur.1 telt
participles tellend geteld
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

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

Conjugation[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

tellen

  1. to count
  2. to tell

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tellən/, [t(ʰ)elˠːə̃n] or IPA(key): /tɛllən/, [t(ʰ)ɛlˠːə̃n]
  • The raising of [ɛ] to [e] might have been blocked by /lC/, as this combination prevented a lowering of [ʊ] to [ɔ].

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

tellen

  1. to count, to tell

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]