appel

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See also: Appel, appèl, and Äppel

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French appel. Doublet of appeal.

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appel (plural appels)

  1. (fencing) An act of striking the ground with the leading foot to frighten, distract, or mislead one's opponent.

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appel (third-person singular simple present appels, present participle appelling, simple past and past participle appelled)

  1. Obsolete spelling of appeal

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch appel, from Middle Dutch appel, from Old Dutch appel, from Proto-Germanic *aplaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

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appel (plural appels, diminutive appeltjie)

  1. apple

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  • Xhosa: i-apile

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch appel, from Old Dutch appel, from Proto-West Germanic *applu, from Proto-Germanic *aplaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

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Appel
Apple

appel m (plural appels or appelen, diminutive appeltje n)

  1. apple
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch appeel, from Old French apel.

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appel n (plural appels, diminutive appelletje n)

  1. appeal (act of imploring or exhorting; a discourse wherein this is done)
    Christen Democratisch Appèl — Christian Democratic Appeal (the name of a Dutch political party: old spelling with the accent on the -e-)
  2. (law) appeal (application for legal review and overturning)
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See the verb appeler (to call (out))

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Noun[edit]

appel m (plural appels)

  1. call
  2. appeal

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch appel, from Proto-West Germanic *applu, from Proto-Germanic *aplaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

Noun[edit]

appel m

  1. apple

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: appel (see there for further descendants)
  • Limburgish: appel

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English æppel, from Proto-West Germanic *applu, from Proto-Germanic *aplaz, from *h₂bl-, the oblique stem of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

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Noun[edit]

appel (plural apples or (rare) applen)

  1. fruit, nut
  2. apple (fruit of Malus domestica).
  3. ball; spheroid

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: apple (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: aipple

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Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *applu. Compare Old English æppel.

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appel m

  1. apple

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Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *applu. Compare Old Frisian appel, Old English æppel, Old High German apful.

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appel m

  1. apple

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: appel
    • German Low German: Appel
      • German: Appel (colloquial, regional)
    • Plautdietsch: Aupel

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian appel, from Proto-West Germanic *applu, from Proto-Germanic *aplaz.

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appel c (plural appels, diminutive appeltsje)

  1. apple

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Further reading[edit]

  • appel”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011