biel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrwed from French bille.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bil/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: biel
  • Rhymes: -il

Noun[edit]

biel f (plural biels, diminutive bieltje n)

  1. (archaic) railway sleeper

Usage notes[edit]

The plural form has now been reanalysed as a new singular form. The original singular is not longer commonly used.

Synonyms[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bellus.

Adjective[edit]

biel m (plural biels, feminine biele, feminine plural bielis)

  1. beautiful, handsome

Related terms[edit]


Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bellus.

Adjective[edit]

biel m (plural bai, feminine biela, feminine plural biele)

  1. beautiful
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 68:
      Ma sulo i tuoi bai uoci, anema meîa,
      But only your beautiful eyes, oh soul of mine,

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Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ.

Noun[edit]

biel

  1. mud, swamp

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ.

Noun[edit]

biel f

  1. white (color)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bělь.

Noun[edit]

biel m inan

  1. sapwood
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

biel

  1. second-person singular imperative of bielić

Further reading[edit]

  • biel”, in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN, (Please provide a date or year)
  • biel in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

biel (Cyrillic spelling биел)

  1. Obsolete spelling of bijel