fele

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See also: felé, -féle, felë, fêle, and fêlé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English feele, fele, from Old English feola, fela (much, many, very), from Proto-Germanic *felu (very, much), from Proto-Indo-European *pélh₁u (many). Cognate with Scots fele (many, much, great), Dutch veel (much, many), German viel (much, many), Latin plūs (more), Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many). Related to full.

Adverb[edit]

fele

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Greatly, much, very
    For they bring in the substance of the Beere / That they drinken feele too good chepe, not dere.Hakluyts Voyages.

Adjective[edit]

fele (comparative feler, superlative felest)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Much; many.
    • c. 1375, John Barbour, The Brus
      feill folk
      fele folk as out of Germania
    • 1513, Gavin Douglas, Eneados
      This cruel monstre, [] Infect with fell venoum;
    • 1589, Richard Hakluyt, The Principall Navigations, Voiages, and Discoveries of the English Nation, [], imprinted at London: By George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, deputies to Christopher Barker, printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majestie, OCLC 753964576:
      So fele shippes this yere there ware / That moch losse for vnfreyght they bare.
      So fele ships this year there were / that much loss for unfreight they bore.

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Pronoun[edit]

fele

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Many (of).

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛlɛ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fe‧le
  • Rhymes: -lɛ

Etymology 1[edit]

Postposition[edit]

fele

  1. (folksy) Alternative form of felé (in the direction of, around)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the fel- stem of fél (half) +‎ -e (his/her/its, possessive suffix).

Adjective[edit]

fele (not comparable)

  1. half (of the)
    A fele gond az enyém.Half (of) the trouble is mine.
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Noun[edit]

fele

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of fél
    A pénz fele az enyém.Half of the money is mine.
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative fele
accusative felét
dative felének
instrumental felével
causal-final feléért
translative felévé
terminative feléig
essive-formal feleként
essive-modal feléül
inessive felében
superessive felén
adessive felénél
illative felébe
sublative felére
allative feléhez
elative feléből
delative feléről
ablative felétől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
feléé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
felééi
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Expressions

Further reading[edit]

  • (noun sense; a derivative of fél (its half)): (2): fél in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (adjective): fele in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (postposition; dialectal alternative form of felé (towards him/her/it)): (1): felé in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēle

  1. ablative singular of fēlēs

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fele

  1. Alternative form of felawe



Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb
ei fele
a violin

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fiðla. Compare English fiddle

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feːle/, [ˈfeː.lə]

Noun[edit]

fele f or m (definite singular fela or felen, indefinite plural feler, definite plural felene)

  1. a violin
  2. a fiddle; any form of stringed instrument

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References[edit]

“fele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fiðla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feːle/, [ˈfeː.lə]

Noun[edit]

fele f (definite singular fela, indefinite plural feler, definite plural felene)

  1. a violin
  2. a fiddle; any form of stringed instrument

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References[edit]

“fele” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fele (relative)

  1. Alternative form of fil