chele

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See also: Chële

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

chele

  1. plural of chela

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chele f

  1. plural of chela

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chēlē f (genitive chēlēs); first declension

  1. claw-shaped mechanism, trigger

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chēlē chēlae
Genitive chēlēs chēlārum
Dative chēlae chēlīs
Accusative chēlēn chēlās
Ablative chēlē chēlīs
Vocative chēlē chēlae

References[edit]

  • chele in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • chele in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • chele in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • chele in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • chele in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃele/, [ˈt͡ʃe.le]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl celic (green thing).

Noun[edit]

chele m (plural cheles)

  1. (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) sleep (in the corner of the eye)
    Synonyms: lagaña, legaña
  2. (Dominican Republic) cent (currency)
    Synonym: centavo
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a vesre form of leche.

Noun[edit]

chele f (uncountable)

  1. (vesre) milk
  2. (vulgar, slang, Uruguay, Argentina, vesre) semen

Adjective[edit]

chele (plural cheles)

  1. (El Salvador, colloquial) fair-skinned
  2. (Honduras, Nicaragua, colloquial) blond-haired
    Synonym: rubio
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