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adel

See also: Adel and ädel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

adel m (uncountable)

  1. nobility

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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 adelen, uncountable)

  1. nobility

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse aðal.

NounEdit

adel m

  1. (dialectal) heartwood
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ReferencesEdit

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



SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse aðal, 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.

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

adel (plural adels)

  1. today

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