stelling

See also: Stelling

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Dutch stelling

NounEdit

stelling (plural stellings)

  1. A site or position (especially at shoreline or with reference to (former) Dutch colonies)
    • 1951, W. I. B. Crealock, Vagabonding Under Sail, Hastings House (New York), page 138:
      For a few pennies we could have a breakfast of pineapple, paw-paw, grapefruit and bananas, which could be bought a hundred yards from the stelling.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch stellinge. Equivalent to stellen +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛ.lɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stel‧ling
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɪŋ

NounEdit

stelling f (plural stellingen, diminutive stellinkje n)

  1. position, configuration
    Stelling van Amsterdam — Defense line of Amsterdam
  2. thesis, contention
  3. sentence
  4. theorem
  5. scaffold
    Synonym: stellage

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DescendantsEdit

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: stellingi

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NounEdit

stelling f (genitive singular stellingar, nominative plural stellingar)

  1. pose, stance, position, posture

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