Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smel

  1. Alternative form of smal

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *smal.[1] Cognates include Old English smæl and Old Saxon smal.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smel

  1. small

DescendantsEdit

  • Saterland Frisian: smäl
  • West Frisian: smel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 29

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sъmělъ. Synchronically, from the verb sméti.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smẹ̑ł (comparative smẹ́lejši, superlative nȁjsmẹ́lejši)

  1. bold

InflectionEdit

Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. smél sméla smélo
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative smél ind
sméli def
sméla smélo
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
smélo smélo
genitive smélega sméle smélega
dative smélemu sméli smélemu
locative smélem sméli smélem
instrumental smélim smélo smélim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative sméla sméli sméli
accusative sméla sméli sméli
genitive smélih smélih smélih
dative smélima smélima smélima
locative smélih smélih smélih
instrumental smélima smélima smélima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative sméli sméle sméla
accusative sméle sméle sméla
genitive smélih smélih smélih
dative smélim smélim smélim
locative smélih smélih smélih
instrumental smélimi smélimi smélimi

Further readingEdit

  • smel”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English smell

NounEdit

smel

  1. scent
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 2:12:
      Long kantri Havila i gat gutpela gol, na i gat wanpela kain diwai, blut bilong en i gat gutpela smel. Na i gat wanpela kain ston i dai tumas, em ol i save kolim kanilian.
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West FrisianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smel

  1. narrow

InflectionEdit

Inflection of smel
uninflected smel
inflected smelle
comparative smelder
smeller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial smel smelder
smeller
it smelst
it smelste
indefinite c. sing. smelle smeldere
smellere
smelste
n. sing. smel smelder
smeller
smelste
plural smelle smeldere
smellere
smelste
definite smelle smeldere
smellere
smelste
partitive smels smelders
smellers

Further readingEdit

  • smel (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011