adle

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See also: adlē and ädle

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English adle, from Old English ādl (disease, infirmity, sickness, pain, languishing sickness, consumption), from Proto-Germanic *aidlō, *aidlaz (burning, fever, disease), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ- (to burn, shine). Cognate with Middle Low German ādel (ulcer, wound, sore).

Noun[edit]

adle

  1. (obsolete) Sickness; disease.

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

adle

  1. First-person singular present of adeln.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of adeln.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of adeln.
  4. Imperative singular of adeln.

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English ādl, from Proto-Germanic *aidlaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːdəl/, /ˈadəl/, /ˈɔːdəl/

Noun[edit]

adle

  1. disease

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German adeln

Verb[edit]

adle (imperative adl or adle, present tense adler, passive adles, simple past and past participle adla or adlet, present participle adlende)

  1. to knight (someone), raise (someone) to the peerage, ennoble

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German adeln

Verb[edit]

adle (present tense adlar, past tense adla, past participle adla, passive infinitive adlast, present participle adlande, imperative adl/adle)

  1. to knight (someone), raise (someone) to the peerage, ennoble

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