See also: Gulden and gülden

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Etymology edit

From Middle English, from Middle Dutch gulden (florijn) (golden (florin)).

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gulden (plural guldens or gulden)

  1. (historical) An old currency of the Netherlands (and its overseas territory the Netherlands Antilles).

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  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch guldijn, guldin, gulden, from Old Dutch *guldīn, from Proto-West Germanic *gulþīn, from Proto-Germanic *gulþīnaz. Equivalent to goud +‎ -en, replaced in modern Dutch with gouden in most contexts (see there for more).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣʏl.dən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gul‧den
  • Rhymes: -ʏldən

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gulden (not comparable)

  1. golden, made of gold
    Synonym: gouden
  2. (figurative) precious, excellent, priceless
  3. guilded, plated with gold or coated with something resembling gold
    Synonym: verguld

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Declension of gulden
uninflected gulden
inflected gulden
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. gulden
n. sing. gulden
plural gulden
definite gulden
partitive

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Noun edit

gulden m (plural guldens, diminutive guldentje n)

  1. The guilder (or florin, abbreviated fl.), the Dutch national currency before the introduction of the Euro in 2002.
    Synonyms: florijn, piek, zoof
  2. The Netherlands Indian gulden, the currency of colonial Indonesia prior to its 1945 independence
  3. The Netherlands Antillean guilder, the national currency formerly used in the former Netherlands Antilles.
  4. Name of several historical gold or silver coins.
  5. (Suriname, informal, colloquial) The Surinamese dollar

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  • Berbice Creole Dutch: golu
  • Lokono: gulden
  • Aukan: kolu
  • Papiamentu: heldu, eldu, gilden
  • Pidgin Delaware: gull
  • Saramaccan: kölu
  • Sranan Tongo: golu
    • Ndyuka-Trio Pidgin: kolu

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gulden

  1. Alternative form of gilden

Polish edit

 
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dziesięć guldenów

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Gulden, from Middle High German guldīn, gulden.

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gulden m animal

  1. (historical) golden guilder (coin)
    • 1890, Bolesław Prus, chapter 2, in David Welsh, transl., Lalka, volume 1:
      Wchodzili tam obaj ze służącym, zapalali parę płomyków gazu i, podczas gdy służący zamiatał podłogę, pan Ignacy odczytywał przez binokle ze swego notatnika rozkład zajęć na dzień dzisiejszy.
       — Oddać w banku 800 rubli, aha... Do Lublina wysłać trzy albumy, tuzin portmonetek... Właśnie!... Do Wiednia przekaz na 1.200 guldenów... Z kolei odebrać transport... Zmonitować rymarza za nieodesłanie walizek... Bagatela!... Napisać list do Stasia... Bagatela...
      He and the servant went in, lit a few little gas-jets and, while the servant was sweeping the floor, Ignacy perused his timetable for the day through his eye-glasses:
      ‘Put 800 roubles into the bank, hm ... Three albums and a dozen wallets to be dispatched in Lublin ... That's it! An order to Vienna for 1,200 guldens ... A mere nothing, to be sure! Write to Staś ... Oh, a mere nothing ...’
  2. (historical) gulden (former unit of currency of Austria-Hungary)
  3. (historical) guilder, gulden (former unit of currency of the Netherlands)
  4. (historical) gulden (former unit of currency of the Free City of Danzig)
  5. (historical) guilder (former unit of currency of Suriname)

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Further reading edit

  • gulden in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gulden in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French gulden.

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gulden m (plural guldeni)

  1. gulden, guilder

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gulden

  1. definite plural of guld