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DanishEdit

NounEdit

spillen

  1. definite singular of spille

VerbEdit

spillen

  1. gerund of spille
    • 2016, Maksim Gorkij, Mellem fremmede, Bechs Forlag - Viatone →ISBN
      ... omend de naturligvis grinede ham ud for hans snakken og hans evige spillen kort.
      ... although they obviously laughed at him for his talking and eternal playing cards.
    • 2010, Kirsten Thorup, Førkrigstid, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Hun er fyldt til randen med hans halvkvædede viser, hans spillen hasard med deres godmodighed.
      She is fed up with his half-finished songs, his gambling with their kindness.
    • 2013, Jakob Levinsen, Helte og hobbitter - Tolkien og hans verden, Lindhardt og Ringhof →ISBN
      ... og med Mordors spillen på det latinske »Mors«, død, er det præcis den virkning hos læseren, der bliver udnyttet her.
      ... and with Mordor playing on Latin »Mors«, death, this is precisely the effect with the reader that is used here.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch spilden.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɪ.lə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spil‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɪlən

VerbEdit

spillen

  1. (transitive) to waste, to spend vainly or profligately
    Synonym: verspillen
  2. (transitive, dated) to spend, to use
  3. (transitive) to spill
    Synonym: morsen

InflectionEdit

Inflection of spillen (weak)
infinitive spillen
past singular spilde
past participle gespild
infinitive spillen
gerund spillen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spil spilde
2nd person sing. (jij) spilt spilde
2nd person sing. (u) spilt spilde
2nd person sing. (gij) spilt spilde
3rd person singular spilt spilde
plural spillen spilden
subjunctive sing.1 spille spilde
subjunctive plur.1 spillen spilden
imperative sing. spil
imperative plur.1 spilt
participles spillend gespild
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German spilōn, from Proto-Germanic *spilōną. Cognate with German spielen, Dutch spelen, English speel, Icelandic spila, Faroese spæla.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spillen (third-person singular present spillt, past participle gespillt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to play

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive spillen
participle gespillt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular spillen
2nd singular spills spill
3rd singular spillt
1st plural spillen
2nd plural spillt spillt
3rd plural spillen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived termsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English spillan, from Proto-Germanic *spilþijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spillen

  1. To slaughter, eliminate; to cause the death of.
  2. To pass away; to face death or the end of life.
  3. To demolish, liquidate, or ruin; to make barren or turn into wasteland.
  4. To extirpate, or extinguish; to totally ruin.
  5. To smash, split, or sunder.
  6. To disappear; to be demolished or smashed.
  7. To cause disorder and chaos; to wreck or totally damage (usually used figuratively)
  8. To damage, harm, or hurt; to ruin or interrupt (used figuratively)
  9. To spill; to run out or leak; to splurt
  10. To misuse; to use ineffectively or erroneously.
  11. (Christianity) To punish by sending to Hell.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: spill
  • Scots: spill

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

spillen

  1. definite plural of spill