scheel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch scelu, scele, from Old Dutch *skelo, from Proto-Germanic *skelwaz. Cognates include German scheel, Old English sceolh, Old Norse skjalgr and Ancient Greek σκολιος (skolios), σκαληνος (skalēnos).

Adjective[edit]

scheel (comparative scheler, superlative scheelst)

  1. cross-eyed, squinting
  2. crooked, bent, not straight
  3. (uncommon) sour, tart
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of scheel
uninflected scheel
inflected schele
comparative scheler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial scheel scheler het scheelst
het scheelste
indefinite m./f. sing. schele schelere scheelste
n. sing. scheel scheler scheelste
plural schele schelere scheelste
definite schele schelere scheelste
partitive scheels schelers
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Verb[edit]

scheel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schelen
  2. imperative of schelen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch schelen. Cognates include Old English scilian (secrete), Old Norse skila (decide).

Verb[edit]

scheel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schelen
  2. imperative of schelen

Noun[edit]

scheel m (plural schelen, diminutive scheeltje n)

  1. (obsolete) A difference
  2. (obsolete) A dispute, difference of opinion, conflict
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Etymology 3[edit]

Contracted form of schedel.

Noun[edit]

scheel m (plural schelen, diminutive scheeltje n)

  1. A skull; a death's-head
  2. A mound's crest or crown

Noun[edit]

scheel n (plural schelen, diminutive scheeltje n)

  1. A lid, cover
  2. An eyelid, cover
  3. A measure of volume, a quarter of a 'mud', equivalent to a 'schepel'

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Dutch schedel (parting), from scheiden (to part, divide, split).

Noun[edit]

scheel m (plural schelen, diminutive scheeltje n)

  1. (obsolete) A parting of the hair
  2. (obsolete) A hairstyle of the hair
  3. (obsolete) A plait of hair
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Verb[edit]

scheel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schelen
  2. imperative of schelen

Etymology 5[edit]

Alternative form of scheil.

Noun[edit]

scheel n (plural schelen, diminutive scheeltje n)

  1. A mesentery, membrane which keeps an intestine in place

Verb[edit]

scheel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schelen
  2. imperative of schelen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German schēle and northern Middle High German schel, -wes, from Proto-Germanic *skelwaz. The predominant High German form was Middle High German schelch, -hes, Old High German skelah, whence obsolete German schelch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

scheel (comparative scheeler, superlative am scheelsten)

  1. cross-eyed
  2. squinting
  3. (commonest sense) with a crooked look; looking disdainfully or aggressively from the side

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