quel

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French quel, from Old French quel, from Latin quālis, quālem.

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Adjective[edit]

quel m ‎(feminine singular quelle, masculine plural quels, feminine plural quelles)

  1. which
    Quel mec a volé mon pantalon ?
    Which guy stole my trousers?
  2. what
    Quel est son nom ?
    What is his name?
  3. (exclamative) what
    Quel catastrophe !
    What a catastrophe !

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quel

  1. Apocopic form of quello, used before a consonant that is not impure.

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • q̃l (abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From from Old French quel, from Latin quālis, quālem.

Adjective[edit]

quel m ‎(feminine singular quelle, masculine plural quelz, feminine plural quelles)

  1. which
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 18:
      Si demanda l'ermite a messire Yvain de quel pays il estoit
      Then the hermit asked Sir Ywain from which country he was from

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quālis, quālem.

Adjective[edit]

quel m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular quele)

  1. which

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *(ec)cu illu, from Latin eccum illum.

Determiner[edit]

quel m ‎(feminine quella)

  1. that