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hele

See also: Hele, hèle, hélé, and helé

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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), *haljaną (to hull, conceal), both from Proto-Indo-European *kel- (to hide). Cognate with Scots heal (to cover, hide, conceal), Lua error in Module:etymology_language at line 136: The source language/family code "frs" is not valid. Lua error in Module:links/templates at line 52: The language code "frs" is not valid., Dutch helen (to conceal), German hehlen (to conceal). More at heal.

PronunciationEdit

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

AdverbEdit

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

VerbEdit

hele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of helen

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

hele

  1. brightly

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

hele (genitive heleda, partitive heledat)

  1. light
    heledad juuksedlight hair
    helesininelight blue

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< helistä

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

hele

  1. (music) ornament

DeclensionEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *sa‘ele.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

hele

  1. (intransitive) to walk, move
    hele mai - to come
    hele aku - to go

ReferencesEdit

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. definite singular of hel
  2. plural form 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

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

hele

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of hel.