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ItalianEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German spelen, spillen.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spela (present tense spelar/speler, past tense spela/spelte, past participle spela/spelt, passive infinitive spelast, present participle spelande, imperative spela/spel)

  1. to play
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

spela n

  1. definite plural of spel

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spila, from Proto-Germanic *spilōną, spel +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /speːla/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

spela

  1. to play; a game, a tune, a melody, an instrument or a role
  2. to gamble
  3. to wind (ropes and such)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse spila.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [speːlɐ] (example of pronunciation)

VerbEdit

spela (preterite spela, supine spela)

  1. to sing
    Han spela heelä vajen han for
    He sang throughout the entire journey
  2. to be about; deal with
    spela óm livä
    It is vital.
    Hä jär ospela óm hä
    That has not been settled.

ReferencesEdit

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “spela”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 655