See also: Teil

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French teil, til, from Latin tilia.

NounEdit

teil (plural teils)

  1. The lime tree, or linden.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for teil in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch têle, teile, from Old Dutch tēla, *teila, from earlier tegela, and therefore a doublet of tegel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛi̯l/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: teil
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯l

NounEdit

teil f (plural teilen, diminutive teiltje n)

  1. tub, basin (wide vessel with generally a larger volume than a bucket)
    • 1964, The Lighttown Skiffle Group, "Doe 't maar in een emmertje", on Hé zusje - Doe 't maar in een emmertje.
      Wij drinken nooit uit glaasjes / Dat is beneden peil / Doe 't maar in een emmertje / Doe 't maar in een teil
      We never drink out of glasses / That is below our level / Just put it in a bucket / Just put it in a tub
    Synonym: tobbe
  2. tray or pot used for serving a dish

Derived termsEdit


EstonianEdit

NounEdit

teil

  1. adessive plural of tee

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

teil

  1. singular imperative of teilen

KriolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English tail.

NounEdit

teil

  1. tail (appendage of an animal)

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

teil

  1. Alternative form of tayl

VepsEdit

PronounEdit

teil

  1. adessive of

NounEdit

teil

  1. adessive plural of te

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Middle English tayllen (to cut, trim).

VerbEdit

teil

  1. to ail
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Fade teil.
      What ails.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith