See also: martèl and Martel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English martel, from Old French martel (modern French marteau), from Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, a variant of marculus (small hammer).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːtəl/
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NounEdit

martel (plural martels)

  1. A hammer, especially a war hammer.

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VerbEdit

martel (third-person singular simple present martels, present participle martelling, simple past and past participle martelled)

  1. (obsolete) To strike a blow with, or as with, a hammer.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

martel

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

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

martel m (plural martels)

  1. Archaic spelling of marteau.

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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martel m (plural martels)

  1. (Jersey) cognac

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin martellus, from Latin martulus, variant of Latin marculus.

NounEdit

martel m (oblique plural marteaus or marteax or martiaus or martiax or martels, nominative singular marteaus or marteax or martiaus or martiax or martels, nominative plural martel)

  1. hammer (tool)

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