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.
    • dated 1456, from J. T. Gilbert, Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin, vol. 1 (1889)
      Any maner of thynges desyryt [] heraftyr may be had and ygrawnt by the fellyst of the sayd comynes.
    • Lancelot (c.1500)
      Galiot haith chargit hyme to tak as fell folk.
      Galiot hath charged him to take as fele folk.
    • Gavin Douglas (1513)
      This cruel monstre, [] Infect with fele venom;
    • William Stewart (1535)
      so fele slaughter
    • William Stewart (1535)
      feill folk als out of Germania
      fele folk as out of Germania
    • Richard Hakluyt (1598)
      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).
    • 1485 July 31, Thomas Malory, “(please specify the chapter)”, in [Le Morte Darthur], (please specify the book number), [London]: [] [by William Caxton], OCLC 71490786; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur [], London: Published by David Nutt, [], 1889, OCLC 890162034:
      , Book V:
      And fele of thy footmen ar brought oute of lyff, and many worshypfull presoners ar yolden into oure handys.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Postposition[edit]

fele

  1. (dialectal) in the direction of, around (variant of felé)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fele (not comparable)

  1. half (of the)
    A fele gond az enyém. - Half (of) the trouble is mine.

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

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēle

  1. ablative singular of fēlēs

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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, 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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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

“fele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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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

Synonyms[edit]

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References[edit]

“fele” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fele (relative)

  1. Alternative form of fil