tel

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel (plural tels)

  1. Abbreviation of telephone number.
  2. Abbreviation of telegraph.
  3. Abbreviation of telegram.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel (plural tels)

  1. Alternative form of tell (hill or mound)

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tellen, from Middle Dutch tellen, from Old Dutch tellen, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tel (present tel, present participle telende, past participle tellende)

  1. to count

References[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل(tel).

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. thread
  2. (music) chord, string
Derived terms[edit]

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic тел
Roman tel
Perso-Arabic تئل

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *tēl (wire, string; thong; strand)[1]. Cognate with Karakhanid تِلیٖ(tili, thong), Crimean Tatar and Turkish tel, Turkmen til, Kumyk and Nogai тел (tel), Chuvash тал (tal, bundle). Alternatively, related to Armenian թել (tʿel, thread)[2][3], either as a direct borrowing or originating from the same Iranian source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel (definite accusative teli, plural tellər)

  1. strand of hair
  2. string
  3. wire
  4. telegram
    tel vurmaqto send a telegram (to telegraph)
  5. fringe; bang; forelock
  6. tie
    qohumluq tellərikinship ties

Declension[edit]


Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Particle[edit]

tēl

  1. however, nonetheless

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tēl inan

  1. first-person plural possessive singular of ēlli; (it is) our liver; the human liver.
  2. first-person plural possessive plural of ēlli; (they are) our livers.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Ottoman Turkish تل(tel), Old Armenian թել (tʿel).

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. wire
    baqır telcopper wire
  2. (music) chord, string

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun[edit]

tel m (plural tellen, diminutive telletje n)

  1. count
    De gebedssnoeren worden gebruikt om de tel niet kwijt te raken bij het reciteren of chanten.[2] — Prayer beads are used in order to not lose count while reciting or chanting.
  2. (time) second
  3. a short moment

Verb[edit]

tel

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

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tel, from Latin tālis. Compare Spanish tal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tel (feminine singular telle, masculine plural tels, feminine plural telles)

  1. such

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tel ?

  1. one (impersonal pronoun)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel(テル) (teru

  1. telephone
  2. telephone number

Verb[edit]

tel(テル)する (teru surusuru (stem tel(テル) (teru shi), past tel(テル)した (teru shita))

  1. (informal) to call (contact by telephone)

Conjugation[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tālis.

Adjective[edit]

tel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tele)

  1. such a
    • circa 1050, Turoldus, La Chanson de Roland (Oxford manuscript)
      Unques nuls hom tel chevaler ne vit
      Never has a man seen such a knight

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

tel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of telja
  2. second-person singular imperative of telja

Rohingya[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit तैल (taila).

Noun[edit]

tel (Hanifi spelling 𐴃𐴠𐴓𐴢)

  1. oil

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل(tel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tȅl m (Cyrillic spelling те̏л)

  1. (obsolete) thin wire
    Ne biju se tako pobinjice, već se biju od tela kandžijom
  2. silver or golden thread or string for sewing or embroidering
    • 1906, Stevan Sremac, Zona Zamfirova:
      Pustila dugu kosu niz pleća i preko grudi, a niz dugu kosu pušta se tel, blešti i treperi tel među crnom bujnom kosom, pa mu izgleda Zona sjajna i svečana kao zavetna ikona.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1957, Škaljić Abdulah, Turcizmi u narodnom govoru, Sarajevo
  • 1976, Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика, VI. књига, Ц-Ш (стотина), друго фототипско издање, Матица српска, Нови Сад, стр. 171

Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. tongue; language

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تل(tel). See it for more.

Noun[edit]

tel (definite accusative teli, plural teller)

  1. wire
  2. thread
  3. string, chord
    tambur telistring of a tambur
  4. telegram
    tel çekmeksend a telegram
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative tel
Definite accusative teli
Singular Plural
Nominative tel teller
Definite accusative teli telleri
Dative tele tellere
Locative telde tellerde
Ablative telden tellerden
Genitive telin tellerin
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular telim tellerim
2nd singular telin tellerin
3rd singular teli telleri
1st plural telimiz tellerimiz
2nd plural teliniz telleriniz
3rd plural telleri telleri
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular telimi tellerimi
2nd singular telini tellerini
3rd singular telini tellerini
1st plural telimizi tellerimizi
2nd plural telinizi tellerinizi
3rd plural tellerini tellerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular telime tellerime
2nd singular teline tellerine
3rd singular teline tellerine
1st plural telimize tellerimize
2nd plural telinize tellerinize
3rd plural tellerine tellerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular telimde tellerimde
2nd singular telinde tellerinde
3rd singular telinde tellerinde
1st plural telimizde tellerimizde
2nd plural telinizde tellerinizde
3rd plural tellerinde tellerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular telimden tellerimden
2nd singular telinden tellerinden
3rd singular telinden tellerinden
1st plural telimizden tellerimizden
2nd plural telinizden tellerinizden
3rd plural tellerinden tellerinden
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular telimin tellerimin
2nd singular telinin tellerinin
3rd singular telinin tellerinin
1st plural telimizin tellerimizin
2nd plural telinizin tellerinizin
3rd plural tellerinin tellerinin
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of telefon.

Noun[edit]

tel

  1. Abbreviation of telefon.
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative tel
Definite accusative teli
Singular Plural
Nominative tel teller
Definite accusative teli telleri
Dative tele tellere
Locative telde tellerde
Ablative telden tellerden
Genitive telin tellerin
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular telim tellerim
2nd singular telin tellerin
3rd singular teli telleri
1st plural telimiz tellerimiz
2nd plural teliniz telleriniz
3rd plural telleri telleri
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular telimi tellerimi
2nd singular telini tellerini
3rd singular telini tellerini
1st plural telimizi tellerimizi
2nd plural telinizi tellerinizi
3rd plural tellerini tellerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular telime tellerime
2nd singular teline tellerine
3rd singular teline tellerine
1st plural telimize tellerimize
2nd plural telinize tellerinize
3rd plural tellerine tellerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular telimde tellerimde
2nd singular telinde tellerinde
3rd singular telinde tellerinde
1st plural telimizde tellerimizde
2nd plural telinizde tellerinizde
3rd plural tellerinde tellerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular telimden tellerimden
2nd singular telinden tellerinden
3rd singular telinden tellerinden
1st plural telimizden tellerimizden
2nd plural telinizden tellerinizden
3rd plural tellerinden tellerinden
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular telimin tellerimin
2nd singular telinin tellerinin
3rd singular telinin tellerinin
1st plural telimizin tellerimizin
2nd plural telinizin tellerinizin
3rd plural tellerinin tellerinin

References[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : tel
    Ordinal : telid
    Adverbial : telna

Numeral[edit]

tel

  1. two

Derived terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tel

  1. (archaic) soon

Further reading[edit]

  • “tel (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[4] (in Dutch), 2011
  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg, “*tēl”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8)‎[5], Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill, 2003
  2. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan, “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük[6], 2002–
  3. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[7] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979