nel

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See also: ńel and Nel

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus. Compare Daco-Romanian inel.

Noun[edit]

nel n (plural neali)

  1. ring

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition en (in) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction[edit]

nel m (feminine na, neuter no, masculine plural nos, feminine plural nes)

  1. in the

Finnish[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nel

  1. (colloquial) four

Usage notes[edit]

This form is used only in counting, i.e. not in attributive use.

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition en (in) + third-person masculine singular pronoun el (he, him, it)

Contraction[edit]

nel m (feminine nela, masculine plural neles, feminine plural nelas)

  1. in him, in it

Italian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

nel

  1. (contraction of in il) in the

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nel

  1. rafsi of nelci.

Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

nel

  1. Negative dependent form of bee:
    am (not), is (not), are (not)

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used exclusively with cha.

Old French[edit]

Contraction[edit]

nel

  1. Contraction of ne + le (not it)
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Mes dites moi, nel me celez
    But tell me, do not hide it from me