See also: Chële

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

chele

  1. plural of chela

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛ.le/
  • Rhymes: -ɛle
  • Hyphenation: chè‧le

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

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 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

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃele/, [ˈt͡ʃe.le]

Etymology 1Edit

From Classical 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)
    Synonym: centavo
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From a vesre form of leche.

NounEdit

chele f (uncountable)

  1. (vesre) milk
  2. (vulgar, slang, Uruguay, Argentina, vesre) semen

AdjectiveEdit

chele (plural cheles)

  1. (El Salvador, colloquial) fair-skinned
  2. (Honduras, Nicaragua, colloquial) blond-haired
    Synonym: rubio
Derived termsEdit

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