cel

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See also: CEL, -cel, cél, cèl, ceļ, čel, çel, цел, цель, and чел

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Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of celluloid.

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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of celibate.

Noun[edit]

cel (uncountable)

  1. clipping of celibate.
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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cel, from Latin caelum, from Proto-Italic *kailom, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂i-lom (whole), from *keh₂i-.

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cel m (plural cels)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

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cel

  1. (Northern dialect) gale, wind

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  • Literary form: yel

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Czech[edit]

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cel

  1. genitive plural of cela

Noun[edit]

cel

  1. genitive plural of clo

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch celle, from Latin cella.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun[edit]

cel f (plural cellen, diminutive celletje n)

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

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  • Afrikaans: sel
  • Indonesian: sel

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cel

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

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)

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Synonyms[edit]

  • cist (chiefly 12th and 13th centuries)

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  • Middle French: [Term?]

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelum.

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cel m

  1. Heaven

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zil. Compare German Ziel.

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cel m inan

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

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cel m anim

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

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cel f

  1. genitive plural of cela

Further reading[edit]

  • cel in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cel in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of celular.

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cel m (plural cels)

  1. (Brazil, Internet slang) mobile phone
    Synonym: celular

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acel.

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

  1. (popular) that

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

  1. the

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cel m or 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]

cẹ̑ł (not comparable)

  1. whole

Inflection[edit]

Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. cél céla célo
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative cél ind
céli def
céla célo
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
célo célo
genitive célega céle célega
dative célemu céli célemu
locative célem céli célem
instrumental célim célo célim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative céla céli céli
accusative céla céli céli
genitive célih célih célih
dative célima célima célima
locative célih célih célih
instrumental célima célima célima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative céli céle céla
accusative céle céle céla
genitive célih célih célih
dative célim célim célim
locative célih célih célih
instrumental célimi célimi célimi

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • cel”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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cel (nominative plural cels)

  1. cherry

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