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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tolde, talde (first and third person singular preterite), from Old English tealde (first and third person singular preterite), from Proto-Germanic *talid-, preterite stem of Proto-Germanic *taljaną (to count; tell), equivalent to tell +‎ -ed.

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told

  1. simple past tense and past participle of tell

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told c (singular definite tolden, not used in plural form)

  1. duty, tariff (tax placed on imports or exports)

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HungarianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from the verb tol +‎ -d (frequentative suffix).[1]

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told

  1. (transitive) to add, to splice
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Etymology 2Edit

tol +‎ -d

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told

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present definite of tol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN