fel

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See also: fél, fêl, and fel-

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fel (bile).

Noun[edit]

fel m (plural fels)

  1. gall

Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

fel (comparative feller, superlative felst)

  1. bright (e.g. sunlight)
  2. fierce

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Adverb[edit]

fel

  1. fiercely
    De Frisii waren een Germaans volk en net als verscheidene andere Germaanse volkeren wisten ze zich fel te verdedigen tegen de Romeinen[1] — The Frisii were a Germanic people and, just like various other Germanic peoples, they knew how to defend themselves fiercely against the Romans.

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Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

fel

  1. probably, likely

Hungarian[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

fel

  1. up

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fel n (genitive fellis); third declension

  1. gall bladder
  2. gall, bile
  3. poison
  4. bitterness, venom

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fel fella
genitive fellis fellium
fellum
dative fellī fellibus
accusative fel fella
ablative felle fellibus
vocative fel fella

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *faliz, cognate with felon.

Adjective[edit]

fel

  1. evil
  2. vile; despicable
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Fui!" fet Erec, "nains enuiieus!
      Trop es fel et contraliieus.["]
      "Flee" said Erec "pesky dwarf!
      You are too vile and and maddening"

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Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fel

  1. Alternative form of fil.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fel f (uncountable)

  1. gall; bile

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hungarian -féle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fel n (plural feluri)

  1. sort, type, kind
    fel de fel de oameni — all kinds of people
    la fel ca tine — the same as you
  2. manner, style, way
    În ce fel? — In what way?
    În felul acesta. — In this way.
    Într-un fel e un lucru bun a plecat. — In a way it's a good thing that he left.
    Nu e în felul lui fie neprietenos. — It's not in his nature to be unkind.

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Norwegian feil and Danish fejl. Used in Swedish at least since 1527. For the adverb, the now obsolete form felt was the dominating written form until the mid 19th century.

Adjective[edit]

fel

  1. wrong, incorrect, erroneous
    Fel svar ger inga poäng.
    A wrong answer gives no points.

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Adverb[edit]

fel

  1. wrong, wrongly, incorrectly, erroneously
    Hon svarade fel på hälften av frågorna.
    She answered wrong on half of the questions.
    Planen slog fel.
    The plan failed.

Noun[edit]

fel n

  1. mistake
    Jag erkänner, jag gjorde fel.
    I admit, I made a mistake.
    Han har fel.
    He is wrong.
  2. error, fault, deviation (from the correct or normal)

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Derived terms[edit]

This list includes words based on the adverb (felcitera (to cite erroneously)) as well as the noun (felsöka (to search for errors)).

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Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fel (plural fels)

  1. field (general)

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Breton evel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fel

  1. as, like