seil

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See also: Seil and Séil

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *segil, from Proto-Germanic *seglą.

Noun[edit]

seil n

  1. sail

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

  • seil”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • seil (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse segl

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

seil n (definite singular seilet, indefinite plural seil, definite plural seila or seilene)

  1. a sail (piece of fabric attached to a boat's mast)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

seil

  1. imperative of seile

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sele (happiness, good fortune, bliss), from Old English sæl (happiness, prosperity), from Proto-Germanic *sēliz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seil (plural seils)

  1. Happiness, bliss, prosperity, good fortune

Adjective[edit]

seil (comparative mair seil, superlative maist seil)

  1. Blessed, happy, holy, innocent

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seil (uncountable seils)

  1. silence

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