vertellen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vertellen. Equivalent to ver- +‎ tellen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈtɛlə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧tel‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Verb[edit]

vertellen

  1. (transitive) to tell
    Ik heb het aan hem verteld. / Ik vertelde hem.
    I have told him. / I told him.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vertellen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive vertellen
past singular vertelde
past participle verteld
infinitive vertellen
gerund vertellen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vertel vertelde
2nd person sing. (jij) vertelt vertelde
2nd person sing. (u) vertelt vertelde
2nd person sing. (gij) vertelt vertelde
3rd person singular vertelt vertelde
plural vertellen vertelden
subjunctive sing.1 vertelle vertelde
subjunctive plur.1 vertellen vertelden
imperative sing. vertel
imperative plur.1 vertelt
participles vertellend verteld
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vertel
  • Sranan Tongo: ferteri