bestellen

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈstɛlə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧stel‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bestellen. Equivalent to be- +‎ stellen.

VerbEdit

bestellen

  1. (transitive) to order, demand delivery
    Wil je koffie? Ik zal ons wat bestellen!
    Do you want coffee? I will order us some!
  2. (transitive) to deliver
    Die bakkerij bestelt nog aan huis.
    That bakery still delivers at home.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of bestellen (weak, prefixed)
infinitive bestellen
past singular bestelde
past participle besteld
infinitive bestellen
gerund bestellen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bestel bestelde
2nd person sing. (jij) bestelt bestelde
2nd person sing. (u) bestelt bestelde
2nd person sing. (gij) bestelt bestelde
3rd person singular bestelt bestelde
plural bestellen bestelden
subjunctive sing.1 bestelle bestelde
subjunctive plur.1 bestellen bestelden
imperative sing. bestel
imperative plur.1 bestelt
participles bestellend besteld
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

bestellen

  1. Plural form of bestel

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ stellen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈʃtɛlən/, [bəˈʃtɛlən], [-ˈʃtɛl̩n]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧stel‧len

VerbEdit

bestellen (weak, third-person singular present bestellt, past tense bestellte, past participle bestellt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to order (e.g. food at a restaurant, items for delivery)
    Ich bestelle Bier für alle.
    I'm ordering beer for everyone.
  2. (transitive) to order to come, to summon
  3. (transitive or intransitive) to reserve (e.g. a table, hotel room)
  4. (ditransitive) to convey to, to send to (a message, greetings)
  5. (transitive) to appoint
    Sie wurde zur neuen Pressesprecherin bestellt.
    She was appointed as the new press secretary.
  6. (transitive, agriculture) to cultivate, till (soil, a field, etc.)
    Ein guter Bauer bestellt den Boden, bevor er pflanzt.
    A good farmer cultivates the soil before planting.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bestellen” in Duden online
  • bestellen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German bistellen; equivalent to be- +‎ stellen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beˈʃtælen/, [bəˈʃtælən]

VerbEdit

bestellen (third-person singular present bestellt, past participle bestallt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to order

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive bestellen
participle bestallt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular bestellen
2nd singular bestells bestell
3rd singular bestellt
1st plural bestellen
2nd plural bestellt bestellt
3rd plural bestellen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived termsEdit