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tellen

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NounEdit

tellen (plural tellens)

  1. (zoology) Any species of Tellina, a genus of marine bivalve molluscs.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch tellen, from Old Dutch tellen, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Compare Low German tellen, German zählen, West Frisian telle, English tell, Danish tælle.

VerbEdit

tellen (past singular telde, past participle geteld)

  1. to count, to enumerate
  2. to determine the number of
  3. to matter, to be of significance

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NounEdit

tellen

  1. Plural form of tel

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German tellen, from Old Saxon tellian, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Cognate with Dutch tellen, German zählen, West Frisian telle, English tell, Danish tælle.

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VerbEdit

tellen (past singular tell, past participle tellt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to count, to tell

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English tellan, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną.

VerbEdit

tellen

  1. to count
  2. to tell

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Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną. Cognate with Dutch tellen and English tell.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tellen

  1. to count, to tell

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