See also: Orle, orlé, and orlę

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Etymology edit

From Old French (also modern) orle, from orler (to hem), or from Vulgar Latin *orula, a diminutive of Latin ora (edge), probably from os, oris (mouth).

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orle (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) A bordure that runs around the outline of a shield without touching the edge.
    • 1819, In his hand he bore that singular “abacus”, or staff of office, with which Templars are usually represented, having at the upper end a round plate, on which was engraved the cross of the Order, inscribed within a circle or orle, as heralds term it. — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
  2. (heraldry) The wreath, or chaplet, surmounting or encircling the helmet of a knight and bearing the crest; a torse.
    Synonyms: torse, wreath
  3. (architecture) A fillet under the ovolo of a capital.

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈorlɛ]
  • Hyphenation: or‧le

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orle n

  1. eaglet
    Synonyms: orlíče, orlík
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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orle m

  1. vocative singular of orel

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  • orle in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • orle in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French orle, from Vulgar Latin *ōrula, a diminutive of Latin ōra (edge), probably from ōs, ōris (mouth). Compare Portuguese and Spanish orla.

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  • IPA(key): /ɔʁl/
  • (file)

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orle m (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) orle, bordure
  2. (architecture) orle

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From Vulgar Latin *ōrula, a diminutive of Latin ōra (edge).

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orle m or f

  1. border; trim (of clothing, a cloth, etc.)

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  • English: orle
  • French: orle

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orle m

  1. locative/vocative singular of orzeł

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orle

  1. inflection of orli:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

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  • orle in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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orle

  1. inflection of orlar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoɾle/ [ˈoɾ.le]
  • Rhymes: -oɾle
  • Syllabification: or‧le

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orle

  1. inflection of orlar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative