vel

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See also: -vel, vél, vėl, vēl, veļ, and vęl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin conjunction vel ‎(or).

Noun[edit]

vel

  1. (logic) The symbol used to represent the inclusive or logical connective.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sainsbury, Mark (2001). Logical Forms — An Introduction to Philosophical Logic. Blackwell Publishing. p. 55.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin velum.

Noun[edit]

vel m

  1. veil

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *wala, Proto-Indo-European *uelH- 'to turn, twist'. From the same root of vjell and vjel.

Verb[edit]

vel ‎(first-person singular past tense vela, participle velur)

  1. I feel nauseated, sick
Related terms[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

vel m ‎(plural vels)

  1. veil

Czech[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

  1. imperative of velet

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vel, from Old Dutch *fel, from Proto-Germanic *fellą, from Proto-Indo-European *pello-, *pelno-, whence Latin pellis, Greek πέλλα; cognate with German Fell.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vel n ‎(plural vellen, diminutive velletje n)

  1. A skin, hide
  2. A fur, pelt
  3. A sheet (e.g. of paper; incorrectly used for a page)
    Het glas van een gloeilamp is niet veel dikker dan een vel papier
    The glass of a lightbulb is not much thicker than a sheet of paper.
  4. A membrane, e.g. forming on boiling milk
  5. A rag, shred
    Zijn onderbroek hing in vellen na de stokslagen
    His briefs were shredded after the caning

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

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

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]
  • Etymologisch woordenboek der Nederlandsche taal, by Johannes Franck, M. Nijhoff 1892



Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vel

  1. Alternative spelling of veel

Adjective[edit]

vel

  1. Alternative spelling of veel

German Low German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vel

  1. Alternative spelling of veel

Adjective[edit]

vel

  1. Alternative spelling of veel

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vel ‎(comparative betur, superlative best) (háttaratviksorð ‎(adverb of manner))

  1. well

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the second-person singular present active imperative form of volō ‎(I will”, “I wish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

vel

  1. or; and/or
  2. even

Usage notes[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of velt
  2. 2nd person singular imperative form of velt

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Estonian veel, Latvian vēl ‎(more, else, yet). According to Karulis vēl in Latvian is an inherited word cognate with vēls ‎(late), thus perhaps an old Baltic borrowing in Finnic languages. Its use before jo, juo when forming comparatives of adjectives[1] could be a more recent calque, cf., Latvian labāk ‎(better) – vēl jo labāk ("the better, even better").

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ve'l

  1. more, else, yet
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      mis sa vel äd tō!
      what do you think you're doing!? ~ what else will you come up with! (lit. "what else do you want [to come up with]!")
      alā ajjõ vanā kouv vizzõ, koņtš ūž vel äb ūo vaļmõz
      do not fill up the old well until a new one is not (yet) ready

References[edit]

  1. ^ Renāte Blumberga, Tapio Mäkeläinen, Karl Pajusalu (2013), Lībieši: vēsture, valoda un kultūra, Rīga: Līvõ Kultūr sidām, ISBN 978-9984-49-730-3

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

vel

  1. rafsi of ve.

Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

  1. present dependent form of bee

Usage notes[edit]

  • Use with cha primarily confined to higher registers.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

vel

  1. well

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

vel

  1. well

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vel

  1. present tense of velja and velje
  2. imperative of velja and velje

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *fellą, whence also Old English fell.

Noun[edit]

vel n

  1. A fur

Descendants[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wela ‎(well), from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-. Cognate with Old English wel, Old Frisian wela, Old Saxon wela, Old High German wola, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰 ‎(waila).

Adverb[edit]

vel (comparative betr, superlative bezt)

  1. well
  2. easily
  3. fully, amply, largely

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin conjunction vel ‎(or).

Conjunction[edit]

vel

  1. AKA, alias (= albo, czyli) (with pseudonyms)

Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : vel
    Ordinal : velid

Numeral[edit]

vel

  1. (cardinal) seven

Derived terms[edit]