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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaːlə(n)/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch tālen, from Old Dutch *talon, from Proto-Germanic *talōną. Cognate with English tale.

VerbEdit

talen

  1. (intransitive) to long, to care [+ naar (object) = for]
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) to speak
  3. (transitive, obsolete) to say
InflectionEdit
Inflection of talen (weak)
infinitive talen
past singular taalde
past participle getaald
infinitive talen
gerund talen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular taal taalde
2nd person sing. (jij) taalt taalde
2nd person sing. (u) taalt taalde
2nd person sing. (gij) taalt taalde
3rd person singular taalt taalde
plural talen taalden
subjunctive sing.1 tale taalde
subjunctive plur.1 talen taalden
imperative sing. taal
imperative plur.1 taalt
participles talend getaald
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

talen

  1. Plural form of taal

AnagramsEdit


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