anel

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See also: anèl and anël

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

Noun[edit]

anel m (plural anels)

  1. ring

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese anel, borrowed from Old Occitan anel, from Latin ānellus (finger ring). Compare the inherited form elo.

Noun[edit]

anel m (plural aneis)

  1. ring (small metal object)

Related terms[edit]

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

Noun[edit]

anel m (oblique plural aneaus or aneax or aniaus or aniax or anels, nominative singular aneaus or aneax or aniaus or aniax or anels, nominative plural anel)

  1. ring (small metal torus-shaped object)
    • c. 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, page 164, line 1980:
      Un anel d'or trait de sun dei
      she removed a gold ring from her finger

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: anneau
  • Walloon: anea

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
anel

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese anel, borrowed from Old Occitan anel, from Latin ānellus (finger ring). Compare the inherited doublet elo. Cognates include Catalan anell, French anneau, Italian anello, Spanish anillo.

Sense 2 likely comes from the round form of the anus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɛl, (Brazil) -ɛw
  • Hyphenation: a‧nel

Noun[edit]

anel m (plural anéis)

  1. ring (small metal object)
  2. (colloquial) asshole; anus

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • anè (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader)
  • ani (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

Noun[edit]

anel m (plural anels)

  1. (Surmiran) ring