See also: -lel, -lél, and LEL

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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InterjectionEdit

lel

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Deliberate misspelling of LOL.

AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lel

  1. genuine, loyal, reliable, trusty

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of imitative origin

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

lel c (plural lellen, diminutive lelletje n)

  1. slap
  2. lobe
  3. wattle (of a bird)
  4. snood (flap of erectile red skin on the beak of a male turkey)

DescendantsEdit

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: alala, allalla
  • Petjo: lel
  • Papiamentu: lèlè

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *lewδä- (to find). Cognates include Finnish löytää and Estonian leidma.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lel

  1. (transitive, intransitive, archaic) to find (with -ra/-re or -t/-ot/-at/-et/-öt)
    Synonym: talál
    A tárcában sok pénzre lelt.S/he found a lot of money in the wallet.
    Sosem lelte kedvét az ivásban.S/he never found pleasure in drinking.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

With verbal prefixes
Expressions

Further readingEdit

  • lel in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN