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fel

fel

See also: fél, fêl, and fel-

Catalan

Noun

fel m (plural fels)

  1. gall

Cornish

Noun

fel

  1. Mixed mutation of mel.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Adjective

fel (comparative feller, superlative felst)

  1. bright (e.g. sunlight)
  2. fierce

Inflection

Inflection of fel
uninflected fel
inflected felle
comparative feller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial fel feller het felst
het felste
indefinite m./f. sing. felle fellere felste
n. sing. fel feller felste
plural felle fellere felste
definite felle fellere felste
partitive fels fellers

Adverb

fel

  1. fiercely
    De Frisii waren een Germaans volk en net als verscheidene andere Germaanse volkeren wisten ze zich fel te verdedigen tegen de Romeinen The Frisii were a Germanic people and, just like various other Germanic peoples, they knew how to defend themselves fiercely against the Romans.

Anagrams


Elfdalian

Adverb

fel

  1. probably, likely

Hungarian

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛl]

Adverb

fel

  1. up

Derived terms

(Expressions):

See also


Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (green). Cognates include holus and helvus; Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ, bile) and χλωρός (khlōrós, green); and English yellow.

Pronunciation

Noun

fel n (genitive fellis); third declension

  1. gall bladder
  2. gall, bile
  3. poison
  4. bitterness, venom

Inflection

Third declension neuter i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fel fella
genitive fellis fellium
fellum
dative fellī fellibus
accusative fel fella
ablative felle fellibus
vocative fel fella

Descendants


Old French

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *faliz, cognate with felon.

Adjective

fel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular fele)

  1. evil
  2. vile; despicable
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Fui!" fet Erec, "nains enuiieus!
      Trop es fel et contraliieus.["]
      "Flee" said Erec "pesky dwarf!
      You are too vile and and maddening"

References

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (1. fel)

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʲel/

Verb

fel

  1. Alternative form of fil

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fel ḟel fel
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛw

Noun

fel f (uncountable)

  1. gall; bile

Synonyms


Romanian

Etymology

From Hungarian -féle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fel]

Noun

fel n (plural feluri)

  1. sort, type, kind
    fel de fel de oameni — all kinds of people
    la fel ca tine — the same as you
  2. manner, style, way
    În ce fel? — In what way?
    În felul acesta. — In this way.
    Într-un fel e un lucru bun a plecat. — In a way it's a good thing that he left.
    Nu e în felul lui fie neprietenos. — It's not in his nature to be unkind.

Declension

Synonyms

Derived terms


Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology

See Norwegian feil and Danish fejl. Used in Swedish at least since 1527. For the adverb, the now obsolete form felt was the dominating written form until the mid 19th century.

Adjective

fel

  1. wrong, incorrect, erroneous
    Fel svar ger inga poäng.
    A wrong answer gives no points.

Antonyms

Adverb

fel

  1. wrong, wrongly, incorrectly, erroneously
    Hon svarade fel på hälften av frågorna.
    She answered wrong on half of the questions.
    Planen slog fel.
    The plan failed.

Noun

fel n

  1. mistake
    Jag erkänner, jag gjorde fel.
    I admit, I made a mistake.
    Han har fel.
    He is wrong.
  2. error, fault, deviation (from the correct or normal)

Declension

Inflection of fel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fel felet fel felen
Genitive fels felets fels felens

Derived terms

This list includes words based on the adverb (felcitera (to cite erroneously)) as well as the noun (felsöka (to search for errors)).

References


Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fel/

Noun

fel (plural fels)

  1. field (general)

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

  • befeil
  • befeilön
  • deteilacem vestibüla feilanadoma Dona-Saxänik
  • farmadom feilanik
  • feil
  • feilafluk
  • feilalän
  • feilaläned
  • feilalänedamied
  • feilam
  • feilan
  • feilanasval
  • feilanef
  • feilanik
  • feilans (cf. de: Landleute)
  • feilaplan
  • feilaprod
  • feilarolöm
  • feilastum
  • feilastumem
  • feilav
  • feilavan
  • feilavik
  • feilavob
  • feilavoban
  • feilavobanadom
  • feilavobod
  • feilän
  • feilänem
  • feiläns
  • feilid
  • feilidacin
  • feilidön
  • feilik
  • feilim
  • feiliman
  • feilimik
  • feilöf
  • feilöfik
  • feilön
  • flukafeil
  • gerafeilaläned
  • grenafeilaglun
  • hifeilan
  • hifeilavan
  • hipul feilanik
  • humulafeilan
  • jifeilan
  • jifeilavan
  • jipul feilanik
  • lefeilan
  • lelivafeilan
  • lufeilan
  • lufeilanadom
  • säbefeil
  • säbefeilaläned
  • säbefeilik
  • säbefeilön
  • besovön feilalänedi
  • vitidafeil

See also

  • betadaläned
  • buidän
  • grenaläned
  • hodaläned
  • humulaläned
  • läned
  • rapaläned
  • risataläned
  • trifülaläned
  • vatamaläned

Welsh

Etymology

Cognate with Breton evel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɛl/[1]

Preposition

fel

  1. as, like

Adverb

fel

  1. (colloquial) (South Wales) how

References

  1. J. Morris Jones, A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative (Oxford 1913), § 51 vi.