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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi कोयल (koyal), from Sanskrit कोकिल (kokila) which is of onomatopoeic origin.

NounEdit

koel (plural koels)

  1. A cuckoo of the genus Eudynamys, native to Asia, Australia and the Pacific.
    • 1994, Dorothy Porter, The Monkey's Mask, p. 49:
      It's a beautiful night / a koel starts up / its one weird note.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch coel, from Old Dutch *kuol, from Proto-Germanic *kōlaz.

AdjectiveEdit

koel (comparative koeler, superlative koelst)

  1. (literally) cold, chilly (having a low temperature)
  2. (figuratively) without warm feelings
  3. (figuratively) cool, with an in-control image
InflectionEdit
Inflection of koel
uninflected koel
inflected koele
comparative koeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial koel koeler het koelst
het koelste
indefinite m./f. sing. koele koelere koelste
n. sing. koel koeler koelste
plural koele koelere koelste
definite koele koelere koelste
partitive koels koelers
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

koel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of koelen
  2. imperative of koelen

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

koel

  1. cool

InflectionEdit

Inflection of koel
uninflected koel
inflected koele
comparative koelder
koeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial koel koelder
koeler
it koelst
it koelste
indefinite c. sing. koele koeldere
koelere
koelste
n. sing. koel koelder
koeler
koelste
plural koele koeldere
koelere
koelste
definite koele koeldere
koelere
koelste
partitive koels koelders
koelers

Further readingEdit

  • koel”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011