told

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tolde, talde (first and third person singular preterite), from Old English tealde (first and third person singular preterite), from Proto-Germanic *talid-, preterite stem of Proto-Germanic *taljaną (to count; tell), equivalent to tell +‎ -ed.

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told

  1. simple past tense and past participle of tell
    A tale is but half told, if only one person tells it.

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Danish[edit]

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told c (singular definite tolden, not used in plural form)

  1. duty, tariff (tax placed on imports or exports)

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from the verb tol (to push) +‎ -d (frequentative suffix).[1]

Verb[edit]

told

  1. (transitive) to add, to splice
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Etymology 2[edit]

tol (to push) +‎ -d (personal suffix)

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told

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present definite of tol

References[edit]

  1. ^ told in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • told in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

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Participle[edit]

told (neuter told or tolt, definite singular and plural tolde)

  1. (non-standard since 2012) past participle of tole

Verb[edit]

told

  1. (non-standard since 2012) supine of tole