edel

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Afrikaans[edit]

Adjective[edit]

edel ‎(attributive edele, comparative edeler, superlative edelste)

  1. noble

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

edel ‎(comparative edeler, superlative edelst)

  1. noble

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of edel
uninflected edel
inflected edele
comparative edeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial edel edeler het edelst
het edelste
indefinite m./f. sing. edele edelere edelste
n. sing. edel edeler edelste
plural edele edelere edelste
definite edele edelere edelste
partitive edels edelers

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *etelä. Cognate with Finnish etelä ‎(south).

Noun[edit]

edel ‎(genitive edela, partitive edelat)

  1. southwest

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German adal, from Proto-Germanic *aþalaz, whence also Old English æþel-, Old Norse aðall.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔeːdl̩/, /ˈʔeːdəl/

Adjective[edit]

edel ‎(comparative edler, superlative am edelsten)

  1. (of people) noble (having a noble character)
  2. (of people, archaic) noble (being a member of the nobility)
  3. (of deeds) noble
  4. (of things) classy; of high quality

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External links[edit]

  • edel in Duden online

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German edel

Adjective[edit]

edel ‎(neuter singular edelt, definite singular and plural edle, comparative edlere, indefinite superlative edlest, definite superlative edleste)

  1. noble

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German edel

Adjective[edit]

edel ‎(neuter singular edelt, definite singular and plural edle, comparative edlare, indefinite superlative edlast, definite superlative edlaste)

  1. noble

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish edellä.

Preposition[edit]

edel

  1. before (in time)

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “до, перед, передо, под, прежде”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika