spalten

See also: Spalten

DanishEdit

NounEdit

spalten c

  1. definite singular of spalte

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German spalten (strong verb), from Old High German spaltan, ultimately from or related to Proto-Germanic *spilþijaną (to destroy, spoil, ruin).[1] Cognate with English spald (to split), Danish spalte (to split), Norwegian Bokmål spalte (to split), Swedish spalta (to split).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpaltn̩/, /ˈʃpaltən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spal‧ten

VerbEdit

spalten (third-person singular simple present spaltet, past tense spaltete, past participle gespalten, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to split (something); to cleave; to chop
  2. (reflexive) to split up; to become divided

ConjugationEdit

Other forms are weak past participle gespaltet and older strong forms spält, spielt.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ spill” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

spalten m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of spalte

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

spalten

  1. definite singular of spalt

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