fiel

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See also: Fiel and -fiel

French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Vulgar Latin *felem m or f, from Latin fel n.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /fjɛl/
  • Audio (Canada):(file)

Noun

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fiel m (plural fiels)

  1. bile
    Synonym: bile

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Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese fiel, from Latin fidēlis.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [fiˈɛl], [ˈfjɛl]

Adjective

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fiel m or f (plural fieis)

  1. faithful, loyal
  2. true, trustworthy, accurate

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Noun

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fiel m or f by sense (plural fieis)

  1. (historical) witness
  2. believer

References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “fiel”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “fiel”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • fiel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • fiel” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

German

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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fiel

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of fallen

Middle English

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Noun

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fiel (plural fiels)

  1. Alternative form of fiele

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese fiel, from Latin fidēlis.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /fiˈɛw/ [fɪˈɛʊ̯], (faster pronunciation) /ˈfjɛw/ [ˈfjɛʊ̯]
 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɛl, (Brazil) -ɛw
  • Hyphenation: fi‧el

Adjective

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fiel m or f (plural fiéis)

  1. faithful, loyal
    A Irene é fiel ao seu marido.
    Irene is faithful to her husband.
    Os cachorros são fiéis.
    Dogs are loyal.
  2. true, trustworthy, accurate

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Noun

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fiel m or f by sense (plural fiéis)

  1. believer
    Synonym: crente
  2. churchgoer

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Spanish fiel, from Latin fidēlis.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjel/ [ˈfjel]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Syllabification: fiel

Adjective

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fiel m or f (masculine and feminine plural fieles, superlative fidelísimo)

  1. faithful, true
    Irene siempre ha sido fiel a su marido.
    Irene has always been faithful to her husband.
    fiel a quien eres.
    Be true to who you are.
  2. loyal
    Los perros son fieles.
    Dogs are loyal.

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