tel

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation

Noun[edit]

tel (plural tels)

  1. telegraph
  2. telegram
  3. telephone
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hebrew תֵּל (tél, hill) or Arabic تَلٌّ (tall).

Noun[edit]

tel (plural tels)

  1. A hill or mound. Used especially for land features in the Middle East and North Africa

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تل (tel), from Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. thread
  2. (music) chord, string
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • թել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Azeri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. string
  2. wire
  3. telegram
    tel vurmaq — to telegraph, to send a telegram
  4. fringe; bang; forelock

References[edit]

  • “tel” in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • թել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

tel

  1. But.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. wire
    baqır tel — copper wire
  2. (music) chord, string

References[edit]

  • “tel” in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • թել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel m (plural tellen, diminutive telletje n)

  1. count
    De gebedssnoeren worden gebruikt om de tel niet kwijt te raken bij het reciteren of chanten.[1] — Prayer beads are used in order to not lose count while reciting or chanting.
  2. (time) second
  3. a short moment

Verb[edit]

tel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tellen
  2. imperative of tellen

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tālis. Compare Spanish tal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tel m (feminine telle, masculine plural tels, feminine plural telles)

  1. such

Pronoun[edit]

tel

  1. one (impersonal pronoun)

Derived terms[edit]

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tel

  1. rafsi of stela.

Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tel m (feminine tele)

  1. such a

Declension[edit]


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. oil

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تل (tel), from Armenian թել (tʿel, thread).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tȅl m (Cyrillic spelling те̏л)

  1. (obsolete) thin wire
    Ne biju se tako pobinjice, već se biju od tela kandžijom
  2. silver or golden thread or string for sewing or embroidering
    • 1906, Stevan Sremac, Zona Zamfirova:
      Pustila dugu kosu niz pleća i preko grudi, a niz dugu kosu pušta se tel, blešti i treperi tel među crnom bujnom kosom, pa mu izgleda Zona sjajna i svečana kao zavetna ikona.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1957, Škaljić Abdulah, Turcizmi u narodnom govoru, Sarajevo
  • 1976, Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика, VI. књига, Ц-Ш (стотина), друго фототипско издање, Матица српска, Нови Сад, стр. 171

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تل (tel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. wire
  2. thread
  3. string, chord
    tambur teli ― string of a tambur
  4. telegram
    tel çekmek ― send a telegram
  5. Abbreviation of telefon.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “tel” in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • թել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : tel
    Ordinal : telid
    Adverbial : telna

Numeral[edit]

tel

  1. (cardinal) two

Derived terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tel

  1. soon