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EtymologyEdit

From German handeln, from Middle High German handeln, from Old High German hantalōn, from Proto-Germanic *handlōną. Cognate with Dutch handelen, English handle. In the sense “to trade, bargain” an older borrowing; the sense “to act” is recent.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhandelen/, [ˈhɑndələn]

VerbEdit

handelen (third-person singular present handelt, past participle gehandelt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to act
  2. (intransitive) to trade, to deal
  3. (intransitive) to negotiate, to bargain

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive handelen
participle gehandelt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular handelen
2nd singular handels handel
3rd singular handelt
1st plural handelen
2nd plural handelt handelt
3rd plural handelen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch handalon, from Proto-Germanic *handlōną.

VerbEdit

handelen

  1. to handle (take in the hand)
  2. to act, to carry out
  3. to handle, to treat (a subject)
  4. to treat, to behave towards

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • handelen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • handelen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

handelen m

  1. definite singular of handel

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

handelen m

  1. definite singular of handel