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, UK) 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, UK) 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
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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.
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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