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.

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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.

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

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Adjective[edit]

fel

  1. wrong
    Fel svar ger inga poäng — A wrong answer gives no points.

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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.

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Preposition[edit]

fel

  1. as, like