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See also: geld and geldt

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gelt, from Old High German gelt, kelt, from Proto-Germanic *geldą (reward, gift, money), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- (to pay). The modern consonantism -d instead of expected -t is Central and Low German (compare Middle Low German gelt, -des, from Old Saxon geld); but also Upper German in some dialects through revoicing after -l-. Compare Dutch geld, English geld, yield, Swedish gäld.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Geld n (genitive Geldes or Gelds, plural Gelder)

  1. money

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural Gelder refers to several sources or purposes of capital, or several amounts of money received or spent (mostly in the context of larger public or corporate budgets).

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Further readingEdit

  • Geld in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gelt, from Old High German gelt, kelt, from Proto-Germanic *geldą (reward, gift, money), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- (to pay).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Geld n (plural Gelder)

  1. money
    Ich hon keen Geld meh.
    I have no more money.

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

NounEdit

Geld n (plural Gelder)

  1. money

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Geld, Dutch geld.

NounEdit

Geld n

  1. money