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See also -vel, and vél

Albanian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:sq:Template:lang:la derivations]] velum.

Noun

vel m.

  1. veil

Catalan

Noun

vel m.

  1. veil

Czech

Verb form

vel (imperative form of velet - to command)

  1. command

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch: vel akin to Anglosaxon fell (whence English fell), Gothic *fill, from Germanic *fello- > IE *pello- of *pelno- whence Latin: pellis, Greek: πέλλα

Noun

vel n. (plural vellen, diminutive velletje)

  1. fur,
  2. skin, hide
  3. page, notably of paper
  4. sheet (e.g. of paper)
    Het glas van een gloeilamp is niet veel dikker dan een vel papier — The glass of a lightbulb is not much thicker than a sheet of paper.
  5. membrane, e.g. forming on boiling milk

Verb

vel

  1. present imperfect and imperative of vellen

References

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]
  • Etymologisch woordenboek der Nederlandsche taal, by Johannes Franck, M. Nijhoff 1892

Icelandic

Adverb

vel (comparative betur, superlative best) (háttaratviksorð)

  1. well

Derived terms

Verb

vel

  1. First person singular present indicative of velja.
  2. Imperative singular of velja.

Latin

Conjunction

vel

  1. either, or

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *fellam, whence also Old English fell

Noun

vel n.

  1. fur

Volapük

Cardinal number

vel

  1. seven

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