veel

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

veel ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of veal
    • c. 1450, Mirour Saluacioun
      The ydolatiers of the golden veel.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

veel ‎(third-person singular simple present veels, present participle veeling, simple past and past participle veeled)

  1. (nonstandard, Britain) feel
    • 1869, James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire
      To Veel. v. To feel.
      Veel’d. part. Felt.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

veel ‎(plural veels)

  1. (nonstandard, Britain) field
Derived terms[edit]
Quotations[edit]
  • 1850, James Orchard Halliwell, A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century
    But why do they let ’un stray out of the veels?
  • 1869, James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire
    Veel. s. A field; a corn land unenclosed.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vele, from Old Dutch filo, from Proto-Germanic *felu.

Determiner[edit]

veel ‎(comparative meer, superlative meest)

  1. many, much
Declension[edit]
Inflection of veel
uninflected veel
inflected veel
comparative meer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial veel meer het meest
het meeste
indefinite m./f. sing. veel meer
n. sing. veel meer
plural veel meer
definite vele meeste
partitive
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Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

veel ‎(comparative meer, superlative het meest or het meeste)

  1. much, a lot
    Vanaf hier kan ik veel zien.
    From here I can see a lot.
Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

veel ‎(comparative meer, superlative meest)

  1. much
  2. often, frequently
Synonyms[edit]
  • (frequently): vaak
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

veel

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

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German viel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

veel

  1. much

Adjective[edit]

veel

  1. much, many

Estonian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

veel

  1. yet

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German viel.

Adverb[edit]

veel

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) much
    (Low Prussian) veel to lat
    much too late

Adjective[edit]

veel

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) much (a lot of) (when used in the singular)
    (Low Prussian) veel Melk
    a lot of milk
  2. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian) many (when used in the plural)
    (Low Prussian) veele Kinga
    many children

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

veel m ‎(oblique plural veeaus or veeax or veiaus or veiax or veels, nominative singular veeaus or veeax or veiaus or veiax or veels, nominative plural veel)

  1. calf (young cow or bull)

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