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VerbEdit

peilen

  1. (originally) To fathom, by casting a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water
  2. (by extension) To test, probe, get the feel of

InflectionEdit

Inflection of peilen (weak)
infinitive peilen
past singular peilde
past participle gepeild
infinitive peilen
gerund peilen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular peil peilde
2nd person sing. (jij) peilt peilde
2nd person sing. (u) peilt peilde
2nd person sing. (gij) peilt peilde
3rd person singular peilt peilde
plural peilen peilden
subjunctive sing.1 peile peilde
subjunctive plur.1 peilen peilden
imperative sing. peil
imperative plur.1 peilt
participles peilend gepeild
1) Archaic.

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NounEdit

peilen

  1. Plural form of peil

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German [Term?], from Middle Low German pegelen(measure water depth); cognate with Pegel(level, water depth).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɪlən/
  • Hyphenation: pei‧len

VerbEdit

peilen ‎(third-person singular simple present peilt, past tense peilte, past participle gepeilt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, nautical) to take a bearing of, determine the direction, position, or depth of
  2. (transitive, colloquial) to understand, grasp

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