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See also: Hele, helé, hèle, and hélé

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

hele

  1. Obsolete form of heal.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English helen, helien, from Old English helan (to conceal, cover, hide, strong verb) and helian (to conceal, cover, hide, weak verb), from Proto-Germanic *helaną (to conceal, stash, receive stolen goods) and Proto-Germanic *haljaną (to hull, conceal); both from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide). Cognate with Scots heal (to cover, hide, conceal), Saterland Frisian hela (to conceal), Dutch helen (to conceal), German hehlen (to deal in stolen or illegal goods). More at heal.

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VerbEdit

hele (third-person singular simple present heles, present participle heling, simple past hole or heled, past participle holen or heled)

  1. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To hide or conceal; keep secret; cover.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
    • 1893, Robert Steele, Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus[1], Online edition, Gutenberg Project, published 2004:
      … the lion is in most gentleness and nobility, when his neck and shoulders be heled with hair and main.
  2. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To cover with or in (slates, tiles, etc.); roof.
  3. (intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To practise concealment; keep a secret; keep silence.

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. plural and definite singular attributive of hel

VerbEdit

hele (imperative hel, infinitive at hele, present tense heler, past tense helede, perfect tense er helet)

  1. (intransitive) heal
    Såret er helet.
    The wound has healed.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə
  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.lə/

Etymology 1Edit

From heel, by analogy with the inflection of adjectives that follow.

AdverbEdit

hele

  1. Alternative form of heel
    • 2018 25 June, Carolien Roelants, “Goed nieuws uit Jemen plus wat Hollandse kortzichtigheid”, nrc.nl:
      Hele goede, hele dure koffie, met name bestemd voor de Aziatische markt, want Europa is „gevoeliger voor de prijs”, zegt hij elegant.
      Very good, very expensive coffee, especially destined for the Asiatic market, for “Europe is more sensitive to the price”, he says elegantly.
Usage notesEdit

See the usage notes at the main entry.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

VerbEdit

hele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of helen

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

hela +‎ -e

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hele

  1. brightly

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Finnic origin. Cognate to Finnish heleä.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

hele (genitive heleda, partitive heledat)

  1. light
    heledad juuksedlight hair
    helesininelight blue
  2. high-pitched, high (of tone)
    Heleda häälega neiu.
    A girl with a high voice.

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< helistä

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe̞le̞ˣ/
  • Hyphenation: he‧le

NounEdit

hele

  1. (music) ornament

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hele (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative hele heleet
genitive heleen heleiden
heleitten
partitive helettä heleitä
illative heleeseen heleisiin
heleihin
singular plural
nominative hele heleet
accusative nom. hele heleet
gen. heleen
genitive heleen heleiden
heleitten
partitive helettä heleitä
inessive heleessä heleissä
elative heleestä heleistä
illative heleeseen heleisiin
heleihin
adessive heleellä heleillä
ablative heleeltä heleiltä
allative heleelle heleille
essive heleenä heleinä
translative heleeksi heleiksi
instructive helein
abessive heleettä heleittä
comitative heleineen

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *sa‘ele and Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *sele.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe.le/, [ˈhɛlɛ]

VerbEdit

hele

  1. (intransitive) to walk, move
    hele maito come
    hele akuto go

ReferencesEdit

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hele

  1. Alternative form of ele

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. definite singular of hel
  2. plural of hel

Etymology 2Edit

From the adjective hel

NounEdit

hele n (indeclinable) (uncountable)

  1. a whole

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse heila

VerbEdit

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past and past participle hela or helet, present participle helende)

  1. to heal

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Low German helen

VerbEdit

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past hela or helet or helte, past participle hela or helet or helt, present participle helende)

  1. to receive stolen goods

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of hel.

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian هله(hala, pay attention!).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hele

  1. especially
    Hayvanları seviyorum, hele iki kedileri.I like the animals, especially the two cats.
  2. (when modifying a verb in the imperative mood) just
    Hele hayır de!Just say no!
  3. at least
    Hele on bin lira değerdir.It is at least ten thousand lira worth.
  4. finally
    Can, hele ehliyet sınavını geçmiş.Can finally passed his driver’s exam.

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