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See also: mørtel, Mörtel, and Mortel

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French mortel, from Latin mortālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔʁ.tɛl/
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AdjectiveEdit

mortel (feminine singular mortelle, masculine plural mortels, feminine plural mortelles)

  1. deadly
  2. (colloquial) wicked; cool; ace

NounEdit

mortel (feminine singular mortelle, masculine plural mortels, feminine plural mortelles)

  1. human

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from Latin mortālis.

AdjectiveEdit

mortel

  1. mortal (clarification of this definition is needed)

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin mortālis.

AdjectiveEdit

mortel m (feminine singular mortelle, masculine plural mortels, feminine plural mortelles)

  1. mortal; fatal; killer
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 57:
      si ay molt grant paour qu'il ne soit navré de playes mortelles
      then I'm very afraid that he's been wounded with fatal wounds

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin mortālis.

AdjectiveEdit

mortel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular mortele)

  1. mortal; fatal; killer
  2. mortal (capable of dying)
    • circa 1120, Philippe de Taon, Bestiaire, line 92:
      Si diable seust que Dés hom mortel fust
      If the Devil knew that God made man mortal