cel

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See also: cél, cèl, ceļ, and çel

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From celluloid, by shortening

Noun[edit]

cel ‎(plural cels)

  1. A piece of celluloid on which has been drawn a frame of an animated film.
    • 2008 June 22, Michael Hirschorn, “Success Story 2”, in New York Times[1]:
      After Jobs’s $5 million offer was rejected, the team attempted to do a deal with Disney , then a bastion of hand-painted cel animation.
  2. short for celibate.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal cel, from Latin caelum.

Noun[edit]

cel m ‎(plural cels)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

cel

  1. (Northern dialect) gale, wind

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Literary form: yel

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

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Noun[edit]

cel f ‎(plural cellen, diminutive celletje n)

  1. cell (component of a battery)
  2. (cytology) cell
  3. (architecture) cell, a small room or compartment
    1. prison cell
    2. cloister cell
  4. (entomology) cell – of a honeycomb
  5. (computer science) cell – of a table

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cel

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of celt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of celt

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Rafsi[edit]

cel

  1. rafsi of cecla.

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an earlier cil, ultimately from Vulgar Latin *ecce illu, a compound of Latin ecce or eccum and illum. Largely replaced cist used in earlier Old French.

Adjective[edit]

cel m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular cele)

  1. this (the one in question)

Synonyms[edit]

  • cist (chiefly 12th and 13th centuries)

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: ce

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelum.

Noun[edit]

cel m

  1. Heaven

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zil. Compare German Ziel.

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Noun[edit]

cel m inan

  1. goal, aim, objective
  2. (shooting) target
  3. (military) target

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cel m anim

  1. (colloquial) aim, ability to hit a target with a weapon

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Noun[edit]

cel f

  1. genitive plural of cela

External links[edit]

  • cel in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acel.

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Determiner[edit]

cel m, n ‎(feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. (popular) that

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cel m, n ‎(feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. the

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Pronoun[edit]

cel m, n ‎(feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine and neuter plural cele)

  1. the one (that is)
    Cel bogat face cum vrea, cel sărac face cum poate.
    The rich one does as he pleases, the poor one does as he can.

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Slovene[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

cél ‎(not comparable)

  1. whole

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

cel ‎(plural cels)

  1. cherry

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