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DutchEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *talon, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

VerbEdit

tālen

  1. to speak, to talk
  2. to say
  3. to tell, to narrate
  4. to speak in court, to appeal
  5. (eastern) to pay
    Synonym: betālen

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • talen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • talen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

talen m

  1. definite singular of tale

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

talen m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of tale

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

talen

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of talar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of talar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of talar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

talen

  1. definite plural of tal

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English talent.

NounEdit

talen

  1. talent

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • talem (literary, first-person plural)
  • talent (literary, third-person plural)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

talen

  1. (colloquial) first-person plural conditional of talu
  2. (colloquial) third-person plural conditional of talu

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
talen dalen nhalen thalen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.



West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

talen

  1. plural of taal