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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

veel (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of veal
    • c. 1450, Mirour Saluacioun
      The ydolatiers of the golden veel.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

veel (third-person singular simple present veels, present participle veeling, simple past and past participle veeled)

  1. (nonstandard, Britain) feel
    • 1869, James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire
      To Veel. v. To feel.
      Veel’d. part. Felt.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

veel (plural veels)

  1. (nonstandard, Britain) field
QuotationsEdit
  • 1850, James Orchard Halliwell, A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century
    But why do they let ’un stray out of the veels?
  • 1869, James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire
    Veel. s. A field; a corn land unenclosed.
Derived termsEdit

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vele, from Old Dutch filo, from Proto-Germanic *felu.

DeterminerEdit

veel (comparative meer, superlative meest)

  1. many, much
InflectionEdit
Inflection of veel
uninflected veel
inflected veel
comparative meer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial veel meer het meest
het meeste
indefinite m./f. sing. veel meer
n. sing. veel meer
plural veel meer
definite vele meeste
partitive
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

veel (comparative meer, superlative het meest or het meeste)

  1. much, a lot
    Vanaf hier kan ik veel zien.
    From here I can see a lot.
AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

veel (comparative meer, superlative meest)

  1. much
  2. often, frequently
SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

veel

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

AnagramsEdit


Dutch Low SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German viel.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

veel

  1. much

AdjectiveEdit

veel

  1. much, many

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Baltic language. Cognate to Lithuanian vėl, Latvian vēl and Finnish vielä.

AdverbEdit

veel

  1. yet, still

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German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German viel.

AdverbEdit

veel

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) much
    (Low Prussian) veel to lat
    much too late

AdjectiveEdit

veel

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) much (a lot of) (when used in the singular)
    (Low Prussian) veel Melk
    a lot of milk
  2. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) many (when used in the plural)
    (Low Prussian) veele Kinga
    many children

IngrianEdit

AdverbEdit

veel

  1. yet

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin vitellus.

NounEdit

veel m (oblique plural veeaus or veeax or veiaus or veiax or veels, nominative singular veeaus or veeax or veiaus or veiax or veels, nominative plural veel)

  1. calf (young cow or bull)

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