abel

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See also: Abel, Ábel, Abèl, -abel, and abel'

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch abel, from Old French able, from Latin habilis.

Adjective[edit]

abel (comparative abeler, superlative abelst)

  1. (dated) capable, able
    Synonyms: behendig, bekwaam, capabel, handig

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of abel
uninflected abel
inflected abele
comparative abeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial abel abeler het abelst
het abelste
indefinite m./f. sing. abele abelere abelste
n. sing. abel abeler abelste
plural abele abelere abelste
definite abele abelere abelste
partitive abels abelers

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Medieval Latin albellus, diminutive of Latin albus (white).

Noun[edit]

abel m (oblique plural abeaus or abeax or abiaus or abiax or abels, nominative singular abeaus or abeax or abiaus or abiax or abels, nominative plural abel)

  1. white poplar; Populus alba

Descendants[edit]

  • English: abele (borrowed)

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