DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈveːlə(n)/
  • Rhymes: -eːlən
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vēlen, from Old Dutch *felan, from Proto-Germanic *felhaną.

VerbEdit

velen

  1. (rare) to endure, to bear
    Synonym: verdragen
InflectionEdit
Inflection of velen (weak)
infinitive velen
past singular veelde
past participle geveeld
infinitive velen
gerund velen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular veel veelde
2nd person sing. (jij) veelt veelde
2nd person sing. (u) veelt veelde
2nd person sing. (gij) veelt veelde
3rd person singular veelt veelde
plural velen veelden
subjunctive sing.1 vele veelde
subjunctive plur.1 velen veelden
imperative sing. veel
imperative plur.1 veelt
participles velend geveeld
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

velen

  1. plural of veel
    Want velen zijn geroepen, maar weinigen uitverkoren.
    For many are called, but few are chosen. (Matthew 22:14)
    (literally, “For many are called, but few chosen.”)
Usage notesEdit

As for all adjectives that can also be used as pronouns, the plural ending (e)n is only used when referring to people. For animals or inanimate objects, if inflected at all, a plural ending -e is used.


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin venēnum. Compare Italian veleno.

NounEdit

velen m (plural velens)

  1. poison, venom

Related termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *felan, from Proto-Germanic *felhaną.

VerbEdit

vēlen

  1. (rare) to endure, to bear, to tolerate

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: velen

Further readingEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin venēnum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

velen m (plural velen)

  1. poison

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

velen

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