väl

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See also: val, Val, văl, væl, and -val

German Low German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

väl

  1. Alternative spelling of vęl

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vel, from Proto-Germanic *wela, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛːl/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

väl (not comparable)

  1. well; accurately, completely, to a significant degree

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

väl n

  1. well-being, weal, health, welfare, wellness, luck, fortune
    Min önskan för ditt väl skall följa dina spår.
    My wish for your well-being shall follow your tracks.
    (i) väl och ve
    (for) better or worse

Adverb[edit]

väl (not comparable)

  1. Used to give the statement a lower degree of certainty; a begging for agreement...
    Du såg väl den filmen i går?
    You did see that movie yesterday, didn't you?