hela

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See also: Hela, HeLa, helá, and héla

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German hell.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhela/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: he‧la

Adjective[edit]

hela (accusative singular helan, plural helaj, accusative plural helajn)

  1. clear, bright
    • 1997, Henrik Ibsen, Odd Tangerud, transl., John Gabriel Borkman:
      Li estas juna homo kun helaj, bravaj okuloj.
      He is a young man with bright, brave eyes.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhelɑ/, [ˈhe̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -elɑ
  • Syllabification: he‧la

Noun[edit]

hela

  1. mounting, fitting, bushing
  2. bolster (on a knife)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hela (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative hela helat
genitive helan helojen
partitive helaa heloja
illative helaan heloihin
singular plural
nominative hela helat
accusative nom. hela helat
gen. helan
genitive helan helojen
helainrare
partitive helaa heloja
inessive helassa heloissa
elative helasta heloista
illative helaan heloihin
adessive helalla heloilla
ablative helalta heloilta
allative helalle heloille
essive helana heloina
translative helaksi heloiksi
instructive heloin
abessive helatta heloitta
comitative heloineen
Possessive forms of hela (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person helani helamme
2nd person helasi helanne
3rd person helansa

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German hell. Not inherited from Esperanto hela, but could be influenced. The native word is klara.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hela

  1. (neologism, of colors) light
    Synonym: klara

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • helet
  • helte (simple past, Etymology 4)
  • helt (past participle, Etymology 4)

Verb[edit]

hela

  1. inflection of hele:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hanhilaz. Cognate with Middle Dutch hiele (Dutch hiel), Old Frisian hēla, Old Norse hæll (Danish hæl, Swedish häl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxeː.lɑ/, [ˈheː.lɑ]

Noun[edit]

hēla m (nominative plural hēlan)

  1. heel (of the foot)
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: hele, heel

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of ēalā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxeː.lɑː/, [ˈheː.lɑː]

Interjection[edit]

hēlā

  1. Alternative form of ēalā

Old Frisian[edit]

Ēn hēla.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hą̄hil. Cognates include Old English hēla and Old Saxon hēla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hēla m

  1. heel

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: haiel

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heila, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną.

Verb[edit]

hēla

  1. to heal, to cure
  2. to save (in religious sense)

Conjugation[edit]

or

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Heller, which was introduced in 1904 at the value of 1/100 rupee.

Noun[edit]

hela (n class, plural hela)

  1. money
    Synonym: pesa
  2. (historical) heller

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hela

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of hel.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish hēla, from Old Norse heila, from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną. Equivalent to Swedish hel +‎ -a.

Verb[edit]

hela (present helar, preterite helade, supine helat, imperative hela)

  1. to heal; especially through faith
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