See also: Geel

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch geel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /χɪə̯l/, [χeə̯l], [χɪə̯l]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

geel (attributive geel, comparative geler, superlative geelste)

  1. yellow

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch gelu, from Old Dutch *gelo, from Proto-Germanic *gelwaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

geel (comparative geler, superlative geelst)

  1. yellow

InflectionEdit

Inflection of geel
uninflected geel
inflected gele
comparative geler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial geel geler het geelst
het geelste
indefinite m./f. sing. gele gelere geelste
n. sing. geel geler geelste
plural gele gelere geelste
definite gele gelere geelste
partitive geels gelers

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: geel
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: geli
  • Jersey Dutch: xêl
  • Negerhollands: geel
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: gael
  • Papiamentu: hel, geel, heel
  • Sranan Tongo: geri

NounEdit

geel n (uncountable)

  1. the colour yellow

See alsoEdit

Colors in Dutch · kleuren (layout · text)
     wit      grijs      zwart
             rood; karmijnrood              oranje; bruin              geel; roomwit
             groengeel/limoengroen              groen             
             blauwgroen/cyaan; groenblauw/petrolblauw              azuurblauw              blauw
             violet; indigo              magenta; paars              roze

AnagramsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German gēl, from Old Saxon gelo. Compare German gel (dated variant of gelb).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

geel

  1. (in several dialects, including Low Prussian) yellow

SomaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

The original form was likely gàal, which is preserved in some compounds. An old borrowing into East Cushitic (compare Afar gáala), from an undetermined Semitic language.

NounEdit

gèel m

  1. (collective) camels

See alsoEdit

  • awr (male camel)
  • hal (female camel)

WiradhuriEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Gamilaraay giili and Ngiyambaa kiil.

NounEdit

geel

  1. urine
    • 1904, R. H. Mathews, The Wiradyuri and other languages of New South Wales, in The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol. 34
      Urine .... .... .... kil.