helle

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

helle

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of hellen

Finnish[edit]

(index he)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhelːe(ʔ)/
  • Hyphenation: hel‧le
  • Rhymes: -e

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier *šelte, borrowed from a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian šiltas. Related with Latin calidus, calor.

Noun[edit]

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helle

  1. (rare, chiefly figuratively) A hot place or heat.
  2. Hot weather, swelter.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of helle (Kotus type 48/hame, lt-ll gradation)
nominative helle helteet
genitive helteen helteiden
helteitten
partitive hellettä helteitä
illative helteeseen helteisiin
helteihin
singular plural
nominative helle helteet
accusative nom.? helle helteet
gen. helteen
genitive helteen helteiden
helteitten
partitive hellettä helteitä
inessive helteessä helteissä
elative helteestä helteistä
illative helteeseen helteisiin
helteihin
adessive helteellä helteillä
ablative helteeltä helteiltä
allative helteelle helteille
essive helteenä helteinä
translative helteeksi helteiksi
instructive heltein
abessive helteettä helteittä
comitative helteineen

Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish weather forecasts the term helle is used of temperatures above +25 °C.

Compounds[edit]

helleaalto


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with German hell, Dutch hel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

helle ‎(comparative heller, superlative am hellesten)

  1. bright

Declension[edit]

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear.

Adjective[edit]

helle ‎(comparative helder, superlative helles, predicative superlative 't hèls)

  1. hard
  2. loud
Usage notes[edit]

Root changed into hel, only used as last word of a phrase.

de hel vrów/de vrów is hel, mer ouc vröntjelik vs die vrów is helle
Inflection[edit]
Masculine Feminine Neutral
Singular Plural Singular Plural Singular Plural
nominative helle helle helle helle helle helle
genitive hells heller heller heller hells heller
locative helles helles helles helles helles helles
vocative² helle helle helle helle helle helle
dative¹ helle hellen heller hellen helle hellen
accusative¹ helle hellen helle helle helle hellen
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.
  • Vocative only exists for about ten words.

Etymology 2[edit]

From hel

Noun[edit]

helle f

  1. (obsolete) dative singular of hel

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hella, from hallr (stone).

Noun[edit]

helle f, m ‎(definite singular hella or hellen, indefinite plural heller, definite plural hellene)

  1. flat stone
  2. disc made of iron
Synonyms[edit]
  • (disc made of iron): takke
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hella, from hallr (slope, incline).

Verb[edit]

helle ‎(imperative hell, present tense heller, simple past hellet or helte, past participle hellet or helt, present participle hellende)

  1. to slope, incline
  2. to near an end.
    Dagen heller.
    The day nears its end.
  3. to pour (something)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hella, from hallr (stone).

Noun[edit]

helle f ‎(definite singular hella, indefinite plural heller, definite plural hellene)

  1. flat stone
  2. disc made of iron

Synonyms[edit]

  • (disc made of iron): takke

Derived terms[edit]

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