Last modified on 28 April 2015, at 21:09

gëllen

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German guldīn, from Proto-Germanic *gulþīnaz. Cognate with German golden, gülden, Dutch gouden, English golden, Icelandic gullinn

AdjectiveEdit

gëllen (masculine gëllenen, feminine gëllen, neuter gëllent)

  1. golden
    D'Kierch hat e gëllen Tabernakel.
    The church had a golden tabernacle.
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German geltan, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną. Cognate with German gelten, Dutch gelden, Low German gellen, Icelandic gjalda, English yield.

VerbEdit

gëllen (past participle gegollt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to be valid, to count
    De Gol huet net gegollt.
    The goal did not count.
  2. to take effect
    Dat neit Gesetz gëllt vum 1. Juli un.
    The new law takes effect from the 1st of July.
ConjugationEdit
Usage notesEdit
  • The past participle gegëllt can also be used.