Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣɛldə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gel‧den
  • Rhymes: -ɛldən

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch gelden, from Old Dutch *geldan, from Proto-West Germanic *geldan, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- (to pay).

Verb edit

gelden

  1. (intransitive) to apply, to be applicable, to be in effect
    De twee minuten stilte gelden in het hele land, ook op plaatsen waar geen plechtigheid wordt gehouden.
    The two minutes of silence apply throughout the whole land, even in places where no ceremony is held.
  2. (intransitive) to count (be estimated as valid, useful, or influential)
  3. (intransitive) to be considered [+ als (object) = as], to be considered to be
    De Bataven golden in vroeg-Romeinse tijd als elitetroepen.
    The Batavians were considered to be elite troops in early-Roman times.
    Het Oktoberfest geldt als het grootste bierfestival ter wereld en wordt jaarlijks door meer dan zes miljoen mensen bezocht.
    The Oktoberfest is considered the biggest beer festival in the world and is yearly visited by more than six million people.
Inflection edit
Conjugation of gelden (strong class 3b)
infinitive gelden
past singular gold
past participle gegolden
infinitive gelden
gerund gelden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular geld gold
2nd person sing. (jij) geldt gold
2nd person sing. (u) geldt gold
2nd person sing. (gij) geldt goldt
3rd person singular geldt gold
plural gelden golden
subjunctive sing.1 gelde golde
subjunctive plur.1 gelden golden
imperative sing. geld
imperative plur.1 geldt
participles geldend gegolden
1) Archaic.
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  • Afrikaans: geld

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

gelden

  1. plural of geld

Anagrams edit

Middle Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Old Dutch *geldan, from Proto-West Germanic *geldan.

Verb edit

gelden

  1. to pay, to satisfy (a payment)
  2. to buy
  3. to compensate, to give recompense
  4. to yield, to produce
  5. (of a promise) to keep, to come through on

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Pronunciation edit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈkeːlːten/

Verb edit

gēlden

  1. first-person singular past indicative of gealdit