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See also: Eel, e’el, eel-, and -eel

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an eel
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ele, from Old English ǣl (eel), from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz (eel). Cognate with West Frisian iel (eel), Dutch aal (eel), German Low German Aal, Ool (eel), German Aal (eel), Swedish, Danish and Norwegian ål (eel).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: ēl, IPA(key): /iːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːl
  • Homophone: 'e'll

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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IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish edellä.

PostpositionEdit

eel

  1. before

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