See also: Sele, śele, and селе

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sele (happiness, good fortune, bliss; an occasion, period of time), from Old English sǣl, sel

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sele (countable and uncountable, plural seles)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) Happiness, fortune.
  2. (obsolete or dialectal) The right time or occasion for something, an opportune moment, season
  3. greeting, salutation
    • 1862, George Borrow, chapter XXXV, in Wild Wales Its People‚ Language and Scenery[1] (Fiction), Read Central:
      I found my friend honest Pritchard smoking his morning pipe at the front door, and after giving him the sele of the day, []
    • 1897, William Morris, chapter XIV, in The Water of the Wondrous Isles[2] (Fantasy), published 2005, page 245:
      When the morning was come [] so she arose and thrust her grief back into her heart, and gave her fellow-farer the sele of the day, []

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AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sele (epicene, plural seles)

  1. calm, tranquil

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

sele n

  1. piglet
DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

sele

  1. locative singular of selo
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FijianEdit

NounEdit

sele

  1. knife

VerbEdit

sele

  1. cut (with a knife)

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English sǣl, from Proto-West Germanic *sālī, in turn from Proto-Germanic *sēliz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sele (plural seles)

  1. happiness, prosperity, fortune
  2. time, duration, season

DescendantsEdit

  • English: sele, seel
  • Scots: seil

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse seli, sili

NounEdit

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

  1. a harness (usually for horses, dogs and small children)
  2. braces (UK) or suspenders (US) (used on trousers)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse seli, sili

NounEdit

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

  1. a harness (usually for horses, dogs and small children)
  2. braces (UK) or suspenders (US) (used on trousers)

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *sali, from Proto-Germanic *saliz, from Proto-Indo-European *sel-.

Cognate with Old Saxon seli, Old High German sali, Old Norse salr (Swedish sal), Lombardic sala; and with Old Church Slavonic село (selo), Russian село́ (seló). There was also a Germanic variant *saloz-, Old English sæl (great hall, (large) house, castle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sele m (nominative plural selas)

  1. great hall, house, dwelling, prison
    Winter ýþe beleác ísgebinde óþ ðæt óðer com geár in geardas swá nú gyt déþ ða ðe sele bewitiaþ wuldortorhtan weder.Winter locks the waves with bonds of ice until another year came to the dwellings of those who keep a constant watch for good weather. (Beowulf)
  2. tabernacle, gesele

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sella.

NounEdit

sele f (oblique plural seles, nominative singular sele, nominative plural seles)

  1. saddle (equipment used on a horse)

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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu

NounEdit

sēle f

  1. soul, life

InflectionEdit

Strong feminine o-stem

ReferencesEdit

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (4. Auflage) 2014

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

sele

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of selar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of selar
  3. first-person singular imperative of selar
  4. third-person singular imperative of selar

SothoEdit

EnumerativeEdit

sele

  1. other

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic سَلَّة(salla), from Classical Syriac ܣܰܐܠܳܐ(sallətā, basket).

NounEdit

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. a wide wicker basket

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative sele
Definite accusative seleyi
Singular Plural
Nominative sele seleler
Definite accusative seleyi seleleri
Dative seleye selelere
Locative selede selelerde
Ablative seleden selelerden
Genitive selenin selelerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular selem selelerim
2nd singular selen selelerin
3rd singular selesi seleleri
1st plural selemiz selelerimiz
2nd plural seleniz seleleriniz
3rd plural seleleri seleleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemi selelerimi
2nd singular seleni selelerini
3rd singular selesini selelerini
1st plural selemizi selelerimizi
2nd plural selenizi selelerinizi
3rd plural selelerini selelerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular seleme selelerime
2nd singular selene selelerine
3rd singular selesine selelerine
1st plural selemize selelerimize
2nd plural selenize selelerinize
3rd plural selelerine selelerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemde selelerimde
2nd singular selende selelerinde
3rd singular selesinde selelerinde
1st plural selemizde selelerimizde
2nd plural selenizde selelerinizde
3rd plural selelerinde selelerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemden selelerimden
2nd singular selenden selelerinden
3rd singular selesinden selelerinden
1st plural selemizden selelerimizden
2nd plural selenizden selelerinizden
3rd plural selelerinden selelerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular selemin selelerimin
2nd singular selenin selelerinin
3rd singular selesinin selelerinin
1st plural selemizin selelerimizin
2nd plural selenizin selelerinizin
3rd plural selelerinin selelerinin

Etymology 2Edit

From French selle.

NounEdit

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. saddle (of a bicycle)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative sele
Definite accusative seleyi
Singular Plural
Nominative sele seleler
Definite accusative seleyi seleleri
Dative seleye selelere
Locative selede selelerde
Ablative seleden selelerden
Genitive selenin selelerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular selem selelerim
2nd singular selen selelerin
3rd singular selesi seleleri
1st plural selemiz selelerimiz
2nd plural seleniz seleleriniz
3rd plural seleleri seleleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemi selelerimi
2nd singular seleni selelerini
3rd singular selesini selelerini
1st plural selemizi selelerimizi
2nd plural selenizi selelerinizi
3rd plural selelerini selelerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular seleme selelerime
2nd singular selene selelerine
3rd singular selesine selelerine
1st plural selemize selelerimize
2nd plural selenize selelerinize
3rd plural selelerine selelerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemde selelerimde
2nd singular selende selelerinde
3rd singular selesinde selelerinde
1st plural selemizde selelerimizde
2nd plural selenizde selelerinizde
3rd plural selelerinde selelerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular selemden selelerimden
2nd singular selenden selelerinden
3rd singular selesinden selelerinden
1st plural selemizden selelerimizden
2nd plural selenizden selelerinizden
3rd plural selelerinden selelerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular selemin selelerimin
2nd singular selenin selelerinin
3rd singular selesinin selelerinin
1st plural selemizin selelerimizin
2nd plural selenizin selelerinizin
3rd plural selelerinin selelerinin

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. Alternative form of sere

ReferencesEdit

  • sele in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu