pelle

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See also: Pelle, pellé, pellë, and pëlle

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

pelle

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of pellen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish pelle (no longer common), after its usage in Pelle Jöns (compare Swedish pellejöns), originally from Pelle, a diminutive form of Peter and/or Per.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpelːe/, [ˈpe̞lːe̞]
  • Rhymes: -elːe
  • Syllabification: pel‧le

Noun[edit]

pelle

  1. A clown.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pelle (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative pelle pellet
genitive pellen pellejen
partitive pelleä pellejä
illative pelleen pelleihin
singular plural
nominative pelle pellet
accusative nom. pelle pellet
gen. pellen
genitive pellen pellejen
pelleinrare
partitive pelleä pellejä
inessive pellessä pelleissä
elative pellestä pelleistä
illative pelleen pelleihin
adessive pellellä pelleillä
ablative pelleltä pelleiltä
allative pellelle pelleille
essive pellenä pelleinä
translative pelleksi pelleiksi
instructive pellein
abessive pellettä pelleittä
comitative pelleineen
Possessive forms of pelle (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person pelleni pellemme
2nd person pellesi pellenne
3rd person pellensä

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāla (shovel, spade). Doublet of pale.

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Noun[edit]

pelle f (plural pelles)

  1. shovel, spade
  2. dustpan
  3. fluke (anchor blade)
  4. (slang) French kiss
    Synonyms: patin, galoche, palot

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German[edit]

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pelle

  1. inflection of pellen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelle (uncountable)

  1. (anatomy) skin

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pellis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth).

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Noun[edit]

pelle f (plural pelli)

  1. skin
  2. hide (animal's skin)
  3. leather
    Synonym: cuoio
  4. life, existence
    • 2019, George Orwell, Nicola Gardini, transl., Nineteen Eighty-Four, Mondadori:
      I più intelligenti rompevano le regole e al tempo stesso si salvavano la pelle.
      The clever thing was to break the rules and stay alive all the same.
      (literally, “The most intelligent ones broke the rules and at the same time saved their lives.”)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpel.le/
  • Rhymes: -elle
  • Hyphenation: pél‧le

Contraction[edit]

pelle

  1. (obsolete) Contraction of per le.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelle

  1. ablative singular of pellis

Verb[edit]

pelle

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pellō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāla (shovel, spade).

Noun[edit]

pelle f (plural pelles)

  1. (Jersey) shovel