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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

tel (plural tels)

  1. Abbreviation of telephone number.
  2. Abbreviation of telegraph.
  3. Abbreviation of telegram.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Hebrew תֵּל (tél, hill) or Arabic تَلّ (tall).

NounEdit

tel (plural tels)

  1. A hill or mound. Used especially for land features in the Middle East and North Africa

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل (tel), from Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

NounEdit

tel

  1. thread
  2. (music) chord, string
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

NounEdit

tel (definite accusative teli, plural tellər)

  1. string
  2. wire
  3. telegram
    tel vurmaq
    to send a telegram (to telegraph)
  4. fringe; bang; forelock

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Classical NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

tel

  1. but

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

NounEdit

tel

  1. wire
    baqır telcopper wire
  2. (music) chord, string

ReferencesEdit

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tel m (plural tellen, diminutive telletje n)

  1. count
    De gebedssnoeren worden gebruikt om de tel niet kwijt te raken bij het reciteren of chanten.[1] — Prayer beads are used in order to not lose count while reciting or chanting.
  2. (time) second
  3. a short moment

VerbEdit

tel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tellen
  2. imperative of tellen

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tel, from Latin tālis. Compare Spanish tal.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tel (feminine singular telle, masculine plural tels, feminine plural telles)

  1. such

PronounEdit

tel

  1. one (impersonal pronoun)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tel

  1. rafsi of stela.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tālis.

AdjectiveEdit

tel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tele)

  1. such a
    • circa 1050, Turoldus, La Chanson de Roland (Oxford manuscript)
      Unques nuls hom tel chevaler ne vit
      Never has a man seen such a knight

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit तैल (taila).

NounEdit

tel

  1. oil

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل (tel), from Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tȅl m (Cyrillic spelling те̏л)

  1. (obsolete) thin wire
    Ne biju se tako pobinjice, već se biju od tela kandžijom
  2. silver or golden thread or string for sewing or embroidering
    • 1906, Stevan Sremac, Zona Zamfirova:
      Pustila dugu kosu niz pleća i preko grudi, a niz dugu kosu pušta se tel, blešti i treperi tel među crnom bujnom kosom, pa mu izgleda Zona sjajna i svečana kao zavetna ikona.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1957, Škaljić Abdulah, Turcizmi u narodnom govoru, Sarajevo
  • 1976, Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика, VI. књига, Ц-Ш (стотина), друго фототипско издање, Матица српска, Нови Сад, стр. 171

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish تل (tel, thread), from Armenian թել (tʿel, thread), from Old Armenian թել (tʿel, thread), of unknown origin.

NounEdit

tel (definite accusative teli, plural teller)

  1. wire
  2. thread
  3. string, chord
    tambur telistring of a tambur
  4. telegram
    tel çekmeksend a telegram
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative tel
Definite accusative teli
Singular Plural
Nominative tel teller
Definite accusative teli telleri
Dative tele tellere
Locative telde tellerde
Ablative telden tellerden
Genitive telin tellerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular telim tellerim
2nd singular telin tellerin
3rd singular teli telleri
1st plural telimiz tellerimiz
2nd plural teliniz telleriniz
3rd plural telleri telleri
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of telefon.

NounEdit

tel

  1. Abbreviation of telefon.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative tel
Definite accusative teli
Singular Plural
Nominative tel teller
Definite accusative teli telleri
Dative tele tellere
Locative telde tellerde
Ablative telden tellerden
Genitive telin tellerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular telim tellerim
2nd singular telin tellerin
3rd singular teli telleri
1st plural telimiz tellerimiz
2nd plural teliniz telleriniz
3rd plural telleri telleri

ReferencesEdit

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

VolapükEdit

Volapük cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : tel
    Ordinal : telid
    Adverbial : telna

NumeralEdit

tel

  1. (cardinal) two

Derived termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

tel

  1. soon