bél

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See also: bel, bel-, Bel, bèl, and

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric *pälɜ ‎(interior, inside).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bél ‎(plural belek)

  1. (anatomy) intestine, bowel
  2. kernel (of nut)
  3. flesh, pulp (fruit)
  4. the soft part of bread
  5. wick (candle)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative bél belek
accusative belet beleket
dative bélnek beleknek
instrumental béllel belekkel
causal-final bélért belekért
translative béllé belekké
terminative bélig belekig
essive-formal bélként belekként
essive-modal
inessive bélben belekben
superessive belen beleken
adessive bélnél beleknél
illative bélbe belekbe
sublative bélre belekre
allative bélhez belekhez
elative bélből belekből
delative bélről belekről
ablative béltől belektől
Possessive forms of bél
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. belem beleim
2nd person sing. beled beleid
3rd person sing. bele belei
1st person plural belünk beleink
2nd person plural beletek beleitek
3rd person plural belük beleik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #724 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wewlos (compare Welsh gwefl ‎(animal lip), Cornish gwevel).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bél m ‎(genitive béoil or béuil, nominative plural béoil or béuil)

  1. mouth
  2. opening

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 419