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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

chele

  1. plural of chela

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chele f

  1. plural of chela

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlḗ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chēlē f (genitive chēlēs); first declension

  1. claw-shaped mechanism, trigger

InflectionEdit

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular Plural
nominative chēlē chēlae
genitive chēlēs chēlārum
dative chēlae chēlīs
accusative chēlēn chēlās
ablative chēlē chēlīs
vocative chēlē chēlae

ReferencesEdit

  • chele in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • chele in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • chele in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • chele in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • chele in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Nahuatl celic (green thing).

NounEdit

chele m (plural cheles)

  1. (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) sleep (in the corner of the eye)
    Synonyms: lagaña, legaña
  2. (Dominican Republic) cent (currency)
    Synonyms: centavo
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From a vesre form of leche.

NounEdit

chele m, f (plural cheles)

  1. (Honduras, Nicaragua, vesre) blond-haired
  2. (vesre) milk
  3. (vulgar, slang, Uruguay, Argentina, vesre) semen

AdjectiveEdit

chele (plural cheles)

  1. (El Salvador, colloquial) fair-skinned

Further readingEdit