See also: Edel, édel, and -edel

AfrikaansEdit

AdjectiveEdit

edel (attributive edele, comparative edeler, superlative edelste)

  1. noble

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ēdel, from Old Dutch edel, edele, from Proto-Germanic *aþlijaz, *aþalaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.dəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: edel
  • Rhymes: -eːdəl

AdjectiveEdit

edel (comparative edeler, superlative edelst)

  1. noble

InflectionEdit

Inflection of edel
uninflected edel
inflected edele
comparative edeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial edel edeler het edelst
het edelste
indefinite m./f. sing. edele edelere edelste
n. sing. edel edeler edelste
plural edele edelere edelste
definite edele edelere edelste
partitive edels edelers

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AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *etelä. Cognate with Finnish etelä (south).

NounEdit

edel (genitive edela, partitive edelat)

  1. southwest

DeclensionEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German edel, adel, from Old High German adal, from Proto-Germanic *aþalaz, whence also Old English æþel- (> English athel), Old Norse aðall.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔeːdl̩/, /ˈʔeːdəl/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

edel (comparative edler, superlative am edelsten)

  1. (of people) noble (having a noble character)
  2. (of people, archaic) noble (being a member of the nobility)
  3. (of deeds) noble
  4. (of things) elegant, classy, high-quality

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • edel” in Duden online

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

ēdel

  1. noble, of high birth
  2. excellent, distinguished
  3. morally noble, righteous

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: edel
  • Limburgish: aedel

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Low German edel

AdjectiveEdit

edel (neuter singular edelt, definite singular and plural edle, comparative edlere, indefinite superlative edlest, definite superlative edleste)

  1. noble

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Low German edel

AdjectiveEdit

edel (neuter singular edelt, definite singular and plural edle, comparative edlare, indefinite superlative edlast, definite superlative edlaste)

  1. noble

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish edellä.

PrepositionEdit

edel

  1. before (in time)

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “до, перед, передо, под, прежде”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika