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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *segil, from Proto-Germanic *seglą.

NounEdit

seil n

  1. sail

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • seil”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • seil (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse segl

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

seil n (definite singular seilet, indefinite plural seil, definite plural seila or seilene)

  1. a sail (piece of fabric attached to a boat's mast)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

seil

  1. imperative of seile

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sele (happiness, good fortune, bliss), from Old English sæl (happiness, prosperity), from Proto-Germanic *sēliz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

seil (plural seils)

  1. Happiness, bliss, prosperity, good fortune

AdjectiveEdit

seil (comparative mair seil, superlative maist seil)

  1. Blessed, happy, holy, innocent

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

seil (uncountable seils)

  1. silence

DeclensionEdit