helle

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

helle

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of hellen

Finnish[edit]

(index he)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhelːe(ʔ)/
  • Hyphenation: hel‧le
  • Rhymes: -e

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier *šelte, borrowed from a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian šiltas. Related with Latin calidus, calor.

Noun[edit]

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helle

  1. (rare, chiefly figuratively) A hot place or heat.
  2. Hot weather, swelter.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish weather forecasts the term helle is used of temperatures above +25 °C.

Compounds[edit]

helleaalto


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with German hell, Dutch hel.

Adjective[edit]

helle (comparative heller, superlative am hellesten)

  1. bright

Declension[edit]

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear.

Adjective[edit]

helle (comparative helder, superlative helles, predicative superlative 't hèls)

  1. hard
  2. loud
Usage notes[edit]

Root changed into hel, only used as last word of a phrase.

de hel vrów/de vrów is hel, mer ouc vröntjelik vs die vrów is helle
Inflection[edit]
Masculine Feminine Neutral
Singular Plural Singular Plural Singular Plural
nominative helle helle helle helle helle helle
genitive hells heller heller heller hells heller
locative helles helles helles helles helles helles
vocative² helle helle helle helle helle helle
dative¹ helle hellen heller hellen helle hellen
accusative¹ helle hellen helle helle helle hellen
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.
  • Vocative only exists for about ten words.

Etymology 2[edit]

From hel

Noun[edit]

helle f

  1. (obsolete) dative singular of hel

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hella, from hallr (stone).

Noun[edit]

helle

  1. flat stone
  2. disk made of iron
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
  • (disk made of iron): takke
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hella, from hallr (slope, incline).

Verb[edit]

helle

  1. To slope, incline
  2. To near and end.
  • Dagen heller.
The day nears its end.
  1. To pour

References[edit]

  • helle entry Dokumentasjonsprosjektet (Bokmålsordboka/Nynorskordboka)