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.

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.