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See also: Sel, sèl, sêl, šel, -sel, and sel-

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CahuillaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

sél

  1. flower

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

sel

  1. masculine singular past participle of sít

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sel

  1. genitive plural of selo

AnagramsEdit


ExtremaduranEdit

VerbEdit

sel

  1. to be

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French sel, from Old French sel, from Latin sāl, salem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂l-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sel m (plural sels)

  1. table salt, i.e. sodium chloride (NaCl)
  2. (chemistry) salt
  3. (in the plural) smelling salts

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French sel.

NounEdit

sel m (plural sels)

  1. salt

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse selr.

NounEdit

sel m (definite singular selen, indefinite plural seler, definite plural selene)

  1. a seal (marine mammal)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse selr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sel m (definite singular selen, indefinite plural selar, definite plural selane)

  1. a seal (marine mammal)

Derived termsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *salą, from Indo-European. Cognate with Old High German sal, German Saal (hall, large room), Old Saxon sal, Dutch zaal. Compare sele, from a Germanic variant stem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sel n

  1. room, great hall, (large) house, castle
    Heorot, sincfāge selHeorot, richly adorned hall.
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Etymology 2Edit

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sēl (comparative sēlla, superlative sēlest)

  1. good, noble
    Sōna ic wæs wyrpende and mē sēl wæs.Soon I was recovering and I was better.
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ReferencesEdit

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", sel et al.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), sel.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sāl, salem.

NounEdit

sel m (oblique plural seaus or seax or siaus or siax or sels, nominative singular seaus or seax or siaus or siax or sels, nominative plural sel)

  1. salt

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *salją, diminutive of either *salą or *saliz.

NounEdit

sel n

  1. shed on a mountain pasture
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sel n
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sel n

ReferencesEdit

  • sel in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

sel

  1. accusative singular of selr

VerbEdit

sel

  1. second-person singular imperative of selja

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) sal

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sāl, sālem, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

NounEdit

sel m

  1. (Puter) salt

ScotsEdit

NounEdit

sel

  1. self

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sъlъ, from the same root as sláti.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sə̏l or sə̏ł m anim

  1. messenger

InflectionEdit

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. sel
gen. sing. sla
singular dual plural
nominative sel sla sli
accusative sla sla sle
genitive sla slov slov
dative slu sloma slom
locative slu slih slih
instrumental slom sloma sli

Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English sail.

NounEdit

sel

  1. sail
  2. canvas; tarpaulin
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

sel

  1. to sail

Etymology 2Edit

From English shell.

NounEdit

sel

  1. shell
  2. shellfish

Etymology 3Edit

From English cell.

NounEdit

sel

  1. cell (biology)

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish سل(sel), a vulgar variant of سیل(seyl), from Arabic سَيْل(sayl).

NounEdit

sel

  1. flood

ReferencesEdit

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “sel”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 2647
  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “sel”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 2735