See also: Zeilen

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈzɛi̯.lə(n)/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: zei‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯lən

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch seilen. Equivalent to zeil +‎ -en.

Verb

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zeilen

  1. to sail (to ride in a sailboat)
Inflection
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Conjugation of zeilen (weak)
infinitive zeilen
past singular zeilde
past participle gezeild
infinitive zeilen
gerund zeilen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular zeil zeilde
2nd person sing. (jij) zeilt, zeil2 zeilde
2nd person sing. (u) zeilt zeilde
2nd person sing. (gij) zeilt zeilde
3rd person singular zeilt zeilde
plural zeilen zeilden
subjunctive sing.1 zeile zeilde
subjunctive plur.1 zeilen zeilden
imperative sing. zeil
imperative plur.1 zeilt
participles zeilend gezeild
1) Archaic. 2) In case of inversion.
Derived terms
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: seil
  • Negerhollands: seel, segel, zeil
    • Virgin Islands Creole: zeil (dated)

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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zeilen

  1. plural of zeil

Anagrams

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