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EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *melo, from Proto-Germanic *melwą.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -eːl
  • (file)

NounEdit

meel n (uncountable)

  1. flour, farina, meal

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meeli, From Proto-Finno-Permic *mäle. Cognates include Finnish mieli, Votic meeli, Northern Sami miella, Moksha мяль (mjalʹ) and Komi-Zyrian мыл (myl).

NounEdit

meel (genitive meele, partitive meelt)

  1. sense
    Viis meelt.
    The five senses.
  2. emotion, feeling
    Mul on hea meel, et ma sinuga kohtusin.
    I'm glad that I met you. (lit. "I have a good feeling that I met you")
  3. opinion, idea
    Me oleme samal meelel.
    We have the same opinion.
  4. (generally with järgi, järele) wish, desire
    See asi pole mulle meele järgi.
    This thing isn't to my desire. (i.e "I don't like this")
  5. (mostly in the locative cases) memory
    Mulle ei jää asjad meelde.
    I don't remember things. (lit. "Things don't stay into my memory.")
    Mul läks meelest ära.
    I forgot. (lit. "It went from my memory")
  6. (colloquial) mind, intelligence, smarts
    Viin võtab meele meeste peast.
    Vodka takes the mind out of men.

Usage notesEdit

All senses except for "sense" and "mind" are mostly used in a large number of various fixed phrases.

DeclensionEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

meel

  1. mind

SomaliEdit

NounEdit

meel ?

  1. place

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mæla, from Proto-Germanic *maþlijaną.

VerbEdit

meel

  1. murmur dissatisfied

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse merðr, merð, whence also Norwegian merd, Finnish merta and Swedish mjärde.

NounEdit

meel n (definite singular mele)

  1. (fishing) part of the fish trap, wherein the fish are trapped
  2. sound, strait
Derived termsEdit
  • melbann (the band that causes the constriction)