See also: fél, fêl, and fel-

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fel ‎(bile).

NounEdit

fel m ‎(plural fels)

  1. gall

CornishEdit

NounEdit

fel

  1. Mixed mutation of mel.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fel ‎(comparative feller, superlative felst)

  1. bright (e.g. sunlight)
  2. fierce

InflectionEdit

Inflection of fel
uninflected fel
inflected felle
comparative feller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial fel feller het felst
het felste
indefinite m./f. sing. felle fellere felste
n. sing. fel feller felste
plural felle fellere felste
definite felle fellere felste
partitive fels fellers

AdverbEdit

fel

  1. fiercely
    De Frisii waren een Germaans volk en net als verscheidene andere Germaanse volkeren wisten ze zich fel te verdedigen tegen de Romeinen[1] — The Frisii were a Germanic people and, just like various other Germanic peoples, they knew how to defend themselves fiercely against the Romans.

AnagramsEdit


ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

fel

  1. probably, likely

HungarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fel

  1. up

Derived termsEdit

(Expressions):

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- ‎(green). Cognates include holus and helvus; Ancient Greek χολή ‎(kholḗ, bile) and χλωρός ‎(khlōrós, green); and English yellow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fel n ‎(genitive fellis); third declension

  1. gall bladder
  2. gall, bile
  3. poison
  4. bitterness, venom

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fel fella
genitive fellis fellium
fellum
dative fellī fellibus
accusative fel fella
ablative felle fellibus
vocative fel fella

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *faliz, cognate with felon.

AdjectiveEdit

fel m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular fele)

  1. evil
  2. vile; despicable
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Fui!" fet Erec, "nains enuiieus!
      Trop es fel et contraliieus.["]
      "Flee" said Erec "pesky dwarf!
      You are too vile and and maddening"

ReferencesEdit

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (1fel)

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fel

  1. Alternative form of fil

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fel ḟel fel
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fel f (uncountable)

  1. gall; bile

SynonymsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hungarian -féle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fel n ‎(plural feluri)

  1. sort, type, kind
    fel de fel de oameni — all kinds of people
    la fel ca tine — the same as you
  2. manner, style, way
    În ce fel? — In what way?
    În felul acesta. — In this way.
    Într-un fel e un lucru bun a plecat. — In a way it's a good thing that he left.
    Nu e în felul lui fie neprietenos. — It's not in his nature to be unkind.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

See Norwegian feil and Danish fejl. Used in Swedish at least since 1527. For the adverb, the now obsolete form felt was the dominating written form until the mid 19th century.

AdjectiveEdit

fel

  1. wrong, incorrect, erroneous
    Fel svar ger inga poäng.
    A wrong answer gives no points.

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

fel

  1. wrong, wrongly, incorrectly, erroneously
    Hon svarade fel på hälften av frågorna.
    She answered wrong on half of the questions.
    Planen slog fel.
    The plan failed.

NounEdit

fel n

  1. mistake
    Jag erkänner, jag gjorde fel.
    I admit, I made a mistake.
    Han har fel.
    He is wrong.
  2. error, fault, deviation (from the correct or normal)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of fel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fel felet fel felen
Genitive fels felets fels felens

Derived termsEdit

This list includes words based on the adverb (felcitera ‎(to cite erroneously)) as well as the noun (felsöka ‎(to search for errors)).

ReferencesEdit


VolapükEdit

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Breton evel.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fel

  1. as, like

AdverbEdit

fel

  1. (colloquial) (South Wales) how

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. Morris Jones, A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative (Oxford 1913), § 51 vi.
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