See also: vel, -vel, vēl, vėl, veļ, and vęl

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Might be akin to a Permic word (*wele-), compare Komi-Permyak велавны (velavny) and Udmurt валаны (valany).

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VerbEdit

vél

  1. (transitive, archaic or formal) to opine, think, believe, guess

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Further readingEdit

  • vél in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vél, from Proto-Germanic *wīlą (craft, deceit), from Proto-Indo-European *wey- (to turn, bend); cognate with English wile.

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NounEdit

vél f (genitive singular vélar, nominative plural vélar)

  1. machine
  2. motor, engine

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