See also: Nel, ńel, nél, and -nél

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

Classical NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nēl inan

  1. first-person singular possessive singular of ēlli; (it is) my liver.

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