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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ānellus. Compare Romanian inel.

NounEdit

nel n (plural neali)

  1. ring

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of the preposition en (in) + masculine singular article el (the).

ContractionEdit

nel m (feminine na, neuter no, masculine plural nos, feminine plural nes)

  1. in the

FinnishEdit

NumeralEdit

nel

  1. (colloquial) four

Usage notesEdit

This form is used only in counting, i.e. not in attributive use.

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From contraction of preposition en (in) + third-person masculine singular pronoun el (he, him, it)

ContractionEdit

nel m (feminine nela, masculine plural neles, feminine plural nelas)

  1. in him, in it

ItalianEdit

ContractionEdit

nel

  1. contraction of in il; in the

ManxEdit

VerbEdit

nel

  1. Negative dependent form of bee:
    am (not), is (not), are (not)

Usage notesEdit

  • Used exclusively with cha.

SynonymsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

ContractionEdit

nel

  1. Contraction of ne + le (not it)
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Mes dites moi, nel me celez
    But tell me, do not hide it from me