veļ

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See also: vel, -vel, vél, vėl, vēl, and vęl

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veli, from Germanic *swelijō. Compare Icelandic svili (brother-in-law).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veļ

  1. brother
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      īdõn tuoizõn vȯļtõ veļīd ja sõzārd īņõ
      some had brothers and sisters with them
      veļ um sõzārõks īti
      brother is the likeness of (his) sister
      līvõ rovz, īžkiz skūollapst, tiennigid eņtš nūoŗi sizāŗi [sic] ja veļīdi!
      Livonian children, especially school children, thank your young sisters and brothers!
      li jedmõl jarā lieppõm eņtš veļkõks!
      go, make peace with your brother first!

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat