guilder vs gulden what difference

what is difference between guilder and gulden

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɪldə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɪldɚ/
  • Homophone: gilder
  • Rhymes: -ɪldə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: guild‧er

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch gulden (golden).

Noun

guilder (plural guilders)

  1. The former currency unit in the Netherlands, divided into 100 cents.
  2. The former currency unit in Suriname, divided into 100 cents.
  3. The current currency unit in the islands in the former Netherlands Antilles, divided into 100 cents.
Alternative forms
  • gilder (rare)
Translations

Further reading

  • guilder on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

Noun

guilder (plural guilders)

  1. Obsolete spelling of gilder (one who gilds)

Anagrams

  • regulid


English

Etymology

From Middle English, from Middle Dutch gulden (florijn) (golden (florin)).

Noun

gulden (plural guldens or gulden)

  1. (historical) An old currency of the Netherlands (and its overseas territory the Netherlands Antilles).

Synonyms

  • guilder

Derived terms

  • guilder

References

  • Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

Anagrams

  • ledung, lunged, ungeld

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch guldijn, guldin, gulden, from Old Dutch *guldīn, from Proto-Germanic *gulþīnaz. Equivalent to goud +‎ -en, replaced in modern Dutch with gouden in most contexts.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣʏl.dən/
  • Hyphenation: gul‧den
  • Rhymes: -ʏldən

Adjective

gulden (not comparable)

  1. golden, made of gold
    Synonym: gouden
  2. (figuratively) precious, excellent, priceless
  3. guilded, plated with gold or coated with something resembling gold
    Synonym: verguld

Inflection

Derived terms

  • guldenblad
  • guldenroede
  • guldensnede

Noun

gulden m (plural guldens, diminutive guldentje n)

  1. The guilder (or florin, abbreviated fl.), the Dutch national currency till the introduction of the Euro.
    Synonyms: florijn, piek
  2. The Netherlands Antillean guilder, the national currency formerly used in the former Netherlands Antilles.
  3. Name of several historical gold or silver coins.

Synonyms

  • ƒ, fl

Descendants

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: golu
  • Papiamentu: heldu, eldu, gilden

Coordinate terms

  • daalder
  • stuiver

Middle English

Adjective

gulden

  1. Alternative form of gilden

Swedish

Noun

gulden

  1. definite plural of guld

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