mortel

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Mörtel

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin mortālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mortel m ‎(feminine singular mortelle, masculine plural mortels, feminine plural mortelles)

  1. deadly
  2. (colloquial) wicked; cool; ace

External links[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin mortālis.

Adjective[edit]

mortel

  1. mortal (clarification of this Middle English definition is being sought)

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mortālis.

Adjective[edit]

mortel m ‎(feminine singular mortelle, masculine plural mortels, feminine plural mortelles)

  1. mortal; fatal; killer
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 57:
      si ay molt grant paour qu'il ne soit navré de playes mortelles
      then I'm very afraid that he's been wounded with fatal wounds

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mortālis.

Adjective[edit]

mortel m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular mortele)

  1. mortal; fatal; killer
  2. mortal (capable of dying)
    • circa 1120, Philippe de Taon, Bestiaire:
      Si diable seust que Dés hom mortel fust
      If the Devil knew that God made man mortal