yfel

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yfel

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of yvel (evil)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ubil, from Proto-Germanic *ubilaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈy.fel/, [ˈy.vel]

Adjective[edit]

yfel (comparative wyrsa, superlative wyrrest)

  1. bad
  2. bad in a moral sense, evil

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  • Middle English: yvel, uvel, evel

Noun[edit]

yfel n

  1. something bad or bad things collectively; harm, misfortune
  2. evil

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