EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English feele, fele, from Old English feola, fela (much, many, very), from Proto-Germanic *felu (very, much), from Proto-Indo-European *pélu (many). Cognate with Scots fele (many, much, great), Dutch veel (much, many), German viel (much, many), Latin plūs (more), Ancient Greek πολύς (polýs, many). Related to full.

AdverbEdit

fele

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Greatly, much, very
    For they bring in the substance of the Beere / That they drinken feele too good chepe, not dere.Hakluyts Voyages.

AdjectiveEdit

fele (comparative feler, superlative felest)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Much; many.
    Any maner of thynges desyryt..heraftyr may be had and ygrawnt by the fellyst of the sayd comynes. — dated 1456 from J.T. Gilbert, Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin , vol. 1 (1889)

Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

fele

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Many (of).
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book V:
      And fele of thy footmen ar brought oute of lyff, and many worshypfull presoners ar yolden into oure handys.

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛlɛ/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧le

Etymology 1Edit

PostpositionEdit

fele

  1. (dialectal) in the direction of, around (variant of felé)

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

fele (not comparable)

  1. half (of the)
    A fele gond az enyém. - Half (of) the trouble is mine.

NounEdit

fele

  1. possessive third-person singular, singular possession of fél (half)
    A pénz fele az enyém - Half of the money is mine.

DeclensionEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

fēle

  1. ablative singular of fēlēs

Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

fele (relative)

  1. Alternative form of fil.
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