bél

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See also: bel, bel-, Bel, bèl, and

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *pälɜ (interior, inside ).[1]

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Noun[edit]

bél (plural belek)

  1. (anatomy) intestine, bowel
  2. kernel (of nut)
  3. flesh, pulp (fruit)
  4. the soft part of bread
  5. wick (candle)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #724 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *belos (compare Welsh gwefl ‘animal lip’, Cornish gwevel).

Noun[edit]

bél m

  1. mouth
  2. opening

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