hele

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See also: Hele, hèle, hélé, and helé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English helen, helien, from Old English helan (to conceal, cover, hide, strong verb) and helian (to conceal, cover, hide, weak verb), from Proto-Germanic *helaną (to conceal, stash, receive stolen goods), *haljaną (to hull, conceal), both from Proto-Indo-European *kel- (to hide). Cognate with Scots heal (to cover, hide, conceal), Eastern Frisian hela (to conceal), Dutch helen (to conceal), German hehlen (to conceal). More at heal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hele (third-person singular simple present heles, present participle heling, simple past hole or heled, past participle holen or heled)

  1. Alternative form of heal.
  2. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To hide or conceal; keep secret; cover.
    • 1893, Robert Steele, Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus[1], edition Online, Gutenberg Project, published 2004:
      … the lion is in most gentleness and nobility, when his neck and shoulders be heled with hair and main.
  3. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal) To cover with or in (slates, tiles, etc.); roof.
  4. (intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To practise concealment; keep a secret; keep silence.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

Verb[edit]

hele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of helen

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

hele

  1. brightly

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

hele (genitive heleda, partitive heledat)

  1. light
    heledad juuksedlight hair
    helesininelight blue

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe̞le̞/
  • Hyphenation: he‧le

Noun[edit]

hele

  1. (music) ornament

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *sa‘ele.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hele

  1. (intransitive) to walk, move
    hele mai - to come
    hele aku - to go

References[edit]

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. definite singular of hel
  2. plural form of hel

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective hel

Noun[edit]

hele n (indeclinable) (uncountable)

  1. a whole

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse heila

Verb[edit]

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past and past participle hela or helet, present participle helende)

  1. to heal

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Low German helen

Verb[edit]

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past hela or helet or helte, past participle hela or helet or helt, present participle helende)

  1. to receive stolen goods

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of hel.