See also: Adel and ädel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch adel, from Old Dutch *athal, from Proto-Germanic *aþalą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adel m (uncountable)

  1. nobility

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Formally, the word is the same as Old Norse aðal, but the meaning is derived from Middle Low German adel; compare modern German Adel.

NounEdit

adel m (definite singular adeln; uncountable)

  1. nobility

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse aðal.

NounEdit

adel m

  1. (dialectal) heartwood
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ivar Aasen, Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, 1850.



SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish adhel with same meaning. Related to Middle Low German adel (noble descent; nobility) and Old High German adal (noble; nobility). Compare also aðal (nobility).

NounEdit

adel c (uncountable)

  1. Nobility, aristocracy.
    Den svenska adeln har idag inga särskilda privilegier.
    Today the Swedish nobility has no special privileges.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • adelsbrev
  • adelsdam
  • adelskalender
  • adelskap
  • adelskvinna
  • adelsman
  • adelsmöte
  • adelsprivilegier
  • adelsstolt
  • adla
  • adlig
  • fattigadel
  • högadel
  • lågadel

Related termsEdit

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

adel (plural adels)

  1. today

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • ädelo
  • ädelo gödiko
  • del
  • kronamadel
  • läbadel
  • odelo gödiko
Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 06:44