hele

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See also: Hele, helé, hèle, and hélé

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

hele

  1. Obsolete form of heal.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English helen, helien, from Old English helan (to conceal, cover, hide, strong verb) and helian (to conceal, cover, hide, weak verb), from Proto-Germanic *helaną (to conceal, stash, receive stolen goods) and Proto-Germanic *haljaną (to hull, conceal); both from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide). Cognate with Scots heal (to cover, hide, conceal), Saterland Frisian hela (to conceal), Dutch helen (to conceal), German hehlen (to deal in stolen or illegal goods), Swedish häla (hide) and hälare (fence, peddler of stolen goods), as well as with helmet and Latin cēlō (conceal). Related to hole, hull.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hele (third-person singular simple present heles, present participle heling, simple past and past participle heled)

  1. (rare, now chiefly dialectal or archaic) To hide, conceal, and keep secret, especially for a secret society (such as the masons).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
    • 1893, Robert Steele, Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus[1], Online edition, Gutenberg Project, published 2004:
      … the lion is in most gentleness and nobility, when his neck and shoulders be heled with hair and main.
    • 1921, The Builder: A Journal for the Masonic Student, page 208:
      Men could look up and understand something of the star-Spangled arch of blue, but the reversed arch or crypt beneath was to the eyes a flesh 'heled, concealed, and never revealed,' []
    • 2019, William Harvey, Albert G. Mackey, Arthur Edward Waite, Symbolism and Discourses on the Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft and Master Mason Blue Lodge Degrees, page 36:
      The second is concerned more especially with the obligation of the Neophyte Grade in which the Candidate is pledged to hele, conceal and never reveal the secret art and hidden mysteries of Masonry.
  2. (rare, now especially in the phrase "hele in") To cover or conceal (a seedling, plant, roots, etc).
    • 1861, The Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, page 275:
      At the time of earthing the potatoes by the double mould-plough, turnip seed is sown, and thus "heled;" the turnips arrive at maturity before the potatoes, and are pulled without damage to them.
    • 1881, Report of the New Hampshire Deptartment of Agriculture, page 252:
      [] and for this reason had better be taken up and heled in, in a safe place, where there is no danger from standing water.
    • 1895, Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of American Grape Vines, by the Bush & Son & Meissner firm of vinegrowers in Bushberg, Mo., page 43:
      Take your vines, in a pail with water, or wrapped in a wet cloth, from the place where they were heled-in,* to the holes; []
      *On receiving your vines from the nursery, they should be taken out of the box, without dely, and heled-in, which is done as follows: In a dry and well protected situation, a trench is made in the soil [] The plants are then set thickly together in the trench [] and soil taken from [another trench] is thrown into the first, covering the roots carefully,
    • 1913 May, Nebraska Horticulture, page 8:
      As soon as received the plants should be unpacked and if they can not be planted at once they should be "heled in" i. e., placed in a trench and thoroughly watered.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albert G. Mackey, Encyclopedia Of Freemasonry: English Edition (2013, Jazzybee Verlag, →ISBN): From correspondence with Brother Charles E. Funk in regard to the pronunciation of the word, we learn he is convinced that in most Lodges until 1750, and perhaps even later than 1800, the words hele, conceal, reveal, were perfect rhymes [] "

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. plural and definite singular attributive of hel

Verb[edit]

hele (imperative hel, infinitive at hele, present tense heler, past tense helede, perfect tense er helet)

  1. (intransitive) heal
    Såret er helet.
    The wound has healed.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːlə
  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.lə/

Etymology 1[edit]

From heel, by analogy with the inflection of adjectives that follow.

Adverb[edit]

hele

  1. Alternative form of heel
    • 2018 25 June, Carolien Roelants, “Goed nieuws uit Jemen plus wat Hollandse kortzichtigheid”, nrc.nl:
      Hele goede, hele dure koffie, met name bestemd voor de Aziatische markt, want Europa is „gevoeliger voor de prijs”, zegt hij elegant.
      Very good, very expensive coffee, especially destined for the Asiatic market, for “Europe is more sensitive to the price”, he says elegantly.
Usage notes[edit]

See the usage notes at the main entry.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

Verb[edit]

hele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of helen

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hela +‎ -e

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hele

  1. brightly

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Finnic origin. Cognate to Finnish heleä.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈhele/

Adjective[edit]

hele (genitive heleda, partitive heledat)

  1. light
    heledad juuksedlight hair
    helesininelight blue
  2. high-pitched, high (of tone)
    Heleda häälega neiu.
    A girl with a high voice.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< helistä

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈheleˣ/, [ˈhe̞le̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ele
  • Syllabification: he‧le

Noun[edit]

hele

  1. (music) ornament

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hele (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative hele heleet
genitive heleen heleiden
heleitten
partitive helettä heleitä
illative heleeseen heleisiin
heleihin
singular plural
nominative hele heleet
accusative nom. hele heleet
gen. heleen
genitive heleen heleiden
heleitten
partitive helettä heleitä
inessive heleessä heleissä
elative heleestä heleistä
illative heleeseen heleisiin
heleihin
adessive heleellä heleillä
ablative heleeltä heleiltä
allative heleelle heleille
essive heleenä heleinä
translative heleeksi heleiksi
instructive helein
abessive heleettä heleittä
comitative heleineen
Possessive forms of hele (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person heleeni heleemme
2nd person heleesi heleenne
3rd person heleensä

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *sa‘ele and Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *sele.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe.le/, [ˈhɛlɛ]

Verb[edit]

hele

  1. (intransitive) to walk, move
    hele maito come
    hele akuto go

References[edit]

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hele

  1. Alternative form of ele

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. definite singular of hel
  2. plural of hel

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective hel

Noun[edit]

hele n (indeclinable) (uncountable)

  1. a whole

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse heila

Verb[edit]

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past and past participle hela or helet, present participle helende)

  1. to heal

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Low German helen

Verb[edit]

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past hela or helet or helte, past participle hela or helet or helt, present participle helende)

  1. to receive stolen goods

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hele

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of hel.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian هله(hala, pay attention!).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hele

  1. especially
    Hayvanları seviyorum, hele iki kedileri.I like the animals, especially the two cats.
  2. (when modifying a verb in the imperative mood) just
    Hele hayır de!Just say no!
  3. at least
    Hele on bin lira değerdir.It is at least ten thousand lira worth.
  4. finally
    Can, hele ehliyet sınavını geçmiş.Can finally passed his driver’s exam.

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