See also: Eel, e'el, eʼel, eel-, and -eel

EnglishEdit

 
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an eel
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ele, from Old English ǣl (eel), from Proto-West Germanic *āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz (eel), which is of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eel (plural eels)

  1. Any freshwater or marine fish of the order Anguilliformes, which are elongated and resemble snakes.
  2. The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

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VerbEdit

eel (third-person singular simple present eels, present participle eeling, simple past and past participle eeled)

  1. To fish for eels.
  2. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

eel

  1. adessive singular of esi

IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ezi- (pre-). Akin to Finnish edellä.

PronunciationEdit

PostpositionEdit

eel (+ genitive)

  1. (of location) before, in front of

See alsoEdit

↗○ allative eelee
adessive eel
○↘ ablative eelt

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 38
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1], page 95

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

eel

  1. Alternative form of ele

Mopan MayaEdit

VerbEdit

eel

  1. to know, to have knowledge of

ReferencesEdit

  • Hofling, Charles Andrew (2011). Mopan Maya–Spanish–English Dictionary, University of Utah Press.

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse elda.

VerbEdit

eel

  1. To make fire, to keep a fire for warmth.
    hån ele för nåtta
    He made fire for the night.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

eel m pl

  1. nominative & accusative indefinite plural of el