formelt

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English formelten, from Old English formeltan (to melt away, dissolve, liquefy, burn up), equivalent to for- +‎ melt. Compare German verschmelzen, Dutch versmelten.

Verb[edit]

formelt (third-person singular simple present formelts, present participle formelting, simple past formelted or formolt, past participle formelted or formolten)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To melt; melt away; dissolve.
    • 1606, Chapman, Gentleman Vsher:
      Loue's vshering fire Foremelting beautie, and loue's flame itselfe.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Intransitive senses are typically conjugated as a strong verb (e.g. formelt/formolt/formolten); transitive senses as a weak verb (e.g. formelt/formelted/formelted).

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

formelt

  1. neuter singular of formell
  2. (as an adverb) formally

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

formelt

  1. neuter singular of formell