See also: séquel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French séquelle [1], from Latin sequela, from sequi (to follow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiːkwəl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːkwəl

NounEdit

sequel (plural sequels)

  1. (dated) The events, collectively, which follow a previously mentioned event; the aftermath.
    • 1678, John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress:
      Now here Christian was worse put to it than in his fight with Apollyon, as by the sequel you shall see.
  2. (narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
  3. (Scotland, historical) Thirlage.
  4. (obsolete) A person's descendants.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “sequel”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English sequel, from Middle French séquelle, from Latin sequela, from sequi (to follow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sequel m inan

  1. (narratology) sequel

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Further readingEdit

  • sequel in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • sequel in Polish dictionaries at PWN