Spelled vs Spelted - What's the difference?

spelled | spelted |


As verbs the difference between spelled and spelted

is that spelled is (north america) (spell) while spelted is (spelt).

spelled

English

Alternative forms

* spelt (British)

Verb

(head)
  • (North America) (spell)
  • spelted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (spelt)

  • spelt

    English

    Etymology 1

    See (spell)

    Alternative forms

    * spelled (qualifier)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (chiefly, British) (spell)
  • * 1590 , (William Shakespeare), , v 1
  • Yes, yes; he teaches boys the hornbook. What is a, b, spelt / backward with the horn on his head?

    Usage notes

    The form spelt'' may predominate over ''spelled in parts of North America with heavier English settlement since the 19th century. One such place is Utah.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • A grain, considered either a subspecies of wheat, '', or a separate species Triticum spelta.
  • See also
    * (wikipedia "spelt") * emmer * farro

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) spalden, or (etyl) spald.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dialect, Northern England, Scotland) A thin piece of wood or metal; a splinter.
  • (metalworking) spelter
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To split; to break; to spalt.
  • (Mortimer)
    (Webster 1913)

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