viel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

viel

  1. singular past indicative of vallen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German filu (many), from Proto-Germanic *felu. More at fele.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

viel

  1. much, a lot
    Es ist viel passiert.
    Much has happened.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Compare the similar, but semantically different pronoun vieles.

Adjective[edit]

viel (comparative mehr, superlative am meisten)

  1. much, many
    Er hat viel Geld verloren.
    He lost much money.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The adjective is left unchanged in the singular if its not preceded by an article or determiner (see example sentence above). Otherwise it is declined like a normal adjective: viele Kinder, das viele Geld.
  • The comparative form mehr is invariable and never declined. It cannot be preceded by any article or determiner.

Adverb[edit]

viel

  1. much, a lot
    Wir haben viel gelacht.
    We laughed a lot.

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Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viel m (feminine vielle, masculine plural vieus, feminine plural vielles)

  1. old

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Noun[edit]

viel m (oblique plural vieus, nominative singular vieus, nominative plural viel)

  1. old person

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