See also: vel'l' and vell-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

vell (third-person singular simple present vells, present participle velling, simple past and past participle velled)

  1. (Britain, dialect) To cut the turf from, as for burning.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Latin vellus (the skin of a sheep with the wool on it, a fleece, a hide or pelt), or English fell (a hide).

NounEdit

vell (plural vells)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The salted stomach of a calf, used in making cheese; a rennet bag.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 vell in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Occitan vielh or its variants (compare Occitan vièlh), from Vulgar Latin veclus (compare French vieux, Spanish viejo), from Latin vetulus, diminutive of vetus.

AdjectiveEdit

vell (feminine vella, masculine plural vells, feminine plural velles)

  1. old
    Antonyms: jove, nou
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin vĕllus, or a variant of velló.

NounEdit

vell m (plural vells)

  1. (agriculture) fleece
Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

vell (strong)

  1. inflection of vella:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

VerbEdit

vell (weak)

  1. second-person singular imperative of vella

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

vell n (definite singular vellet, indefinite plural vell, definite plural vella)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by vel

VerbEdit

vell

  1. present tense of velle
  2. imperative of velle

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

vell n

  1. (poetic) gold
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

vell

  1. inflection of vella:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

YolaEdit

VerbEdit

vell

  1. simple past tense of vall