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3 letters words from 'del'

DEL 4ELD 4
LED 4 

2 letters words from 'del'

DE 3ED 3
EL 2 

All 3 letters words made out of del

del edl dle lde eld led

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Definitions and meaning of del

del

Etymology 1

From delta, the symbol being an inverted delta

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun

del (plural dels)

  1. (mathematical analysis) The symbol ∇ used to denote the gradient operator.
  2. (mathematics) the symbol ∂, in the context of a partial differential
Synonyms
  • (The symbol ∇): atled, nabla
See also
  • Wikipedia article on del, the mathematical symbol

Etymology 2

See deal

Noun

del (plural dels)

  1. (obsolete) a part, portion

Etymology 3

Shortening

Noun

del

  1. Abbreviation of delegate.
  2. Abbreviation of delegation.

Verb

del

  1. Abbreviation of delete.

Etymology 4

Abbreviation of Latin delineavit

Verb

del

  1. abbreviation of delineavit as seen on published artwork, identifying the original artist. Commonly seen in books and articles on topics in natural history

Anagrams

  • 'eld, DLE, EDL, LDE, LED, eld, led, μLED

Albanian

Etymology

Variant of standard dal.

Verb

del

  1. to exit
  2. to go out

Asturian

Etymology

From a contraction of the preposition de (of, from) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction

del m

  1. of the, from the

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *döl (whence also Welsh dail), from Proto-Celtic *dolyā. Cognate with Middle Irish duille, from Old Irish duilne, from a variant form *dolnyā; both are from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelh₁- (blossom), whence also Ancient Greek θάλλω (thállō, to bloom), Old English dile (dill), and Old Armenian դալար (dalar, green, fresh).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdel/

Noun

del f (singulative delienn)

  1. foliage, leaves

Burarra

Noun

del

  1. spotted harrier, swamp harrier
  2. peregrine falcon, brown falcon
  3. Australian kestrel

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Central) IPA(key): /dəl/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /del/

Contraction

del

  1. Contraction of the preposition de and the article el. of the

Further reading

  • “del” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Cebuano

Etymology

From Spanish del, contraction of ‘de el.’

Contraction

del

  1. (obsolete) of the, from the (only in names with Spanish origins or in phrases with Spanish construct)

Related terms

  • de, dela

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̥eˀl]

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal). The word has replaced the native noun Old Danish deld, Old Norse deild, from Proto-Germanic *dailiþō.

Noun

del c (singular definite delen, plural indefinite dele)

  1. part, portion
  2. proportion
  3. share, portion
  4. section
Inflection

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

del

  1. imperative of dele

Dutch

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch delle (valley; dune valley), from Old Dutch della (valley; (geography) depression; dune valley), from Proto-Germanic *daljō. Cognate with English dell.

Noun

del n (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. dune valley
  2. dell, small depression in a landscape
Related terms
  • dal
  • doel

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch dille. Further origin uncertain; perhaps related to the verb dillen (to chatter). Compare English dell.

Noun

del f (plural dellen, diminutive delletje n)

  1. trollop, floozie

Galician

Etymology

From contraction of preposition de (of, from) + third-person masculine singular pronoun el (he, him, it)

Contraction

del m (feminine dela, masculine plural deles, feminine plural delas)

  1. of him, of it, from him, from it

Ido

Preposition

del

  1. Contraction of de la (from the).

Usage notes

This is optional, you can also use de l'...


Interlingua

Preposition

del

  1. Contraction of de le (of the).

Istriot

Contraction

del

  1. Contraction of de (of) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 29:
      Ti son la manduleîna del mio core;
      You are the almond of my heart;

Italian

Etymology

di (preposition) +‎ il (article)

Contraction

del

  1. Contraction of di il; of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English dǣl, from Proto-Germanic *dailiz.

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) dæl, deal, deol
  • dele, deel, deyl, deil, diel, deele

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛːl/

Noun

del (plural deles)

  1. A part, proportion or section of something.
  2. The part or proportion that one is assigned or entitled to.
  3. One's fate, inevitability or luck; what is ordained to occur.
  4. A quantity or number of something; a deal or lot.
  5. Intensity, severity, degree.
  6. (often used in negations) A thing; a small amount.
Related terms
  • delare
  • delen
  • delynge
  • somdel
Descendants
  • English: deal
  • Scots: dele
References
  • “dēl (n.(2))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-12.

Etymology 2

From Old English dell.

Noun

del

  1. Alternative form of delle (dell)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

Noun

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural deler, definite plural delene)

  1. part, portion, share
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Verb

del

  1. imperative of dele

References

  • “del” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailą, *dailiz (part, portion, deal).

Noun

del m (definite singular delen, indefinite plural delar, definite plural delane)

  1. part, portion, share
    Synonym: lut

Derived terms

References

  • “del” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Novial

Contraction

del

  1. of the; contraction of de + li

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • dau
  • dal
  • deu

Contraction

del

  1. Contraction of de lo.

Old French

Alternative forms

  • du

Contraction

del

  1. contraction of de + le (of the)

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dailiz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛːl/

Noun

dēl m

  1. part, share, portion
  2. unit, word

Declension



Romani

Verb

del

  1. to give

Derived terms

  • chuchi del (to breastfeed, nurse, suckle)

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *dělъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dèːl/, /déːl/, /dèːʋ/, /déːʋ/

Noun

dẹ̄l or dẹ̄ł m inan

  1. part

Inflection


Spanish

Alternative forms

  • d'el (obsolete)

Etymology

  • prep de + article el. Akin to Portuguese do and French du.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdel/, [ˈd̪el]

Contraction

del

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

See also

  • al

Further reading

  • “del” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.
  • “del” in Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, primera edición, Real Academia Española, 2005.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish del, from Middle Low German dēl, deil, from Old Saxon dēl, from Proto-Germanic *dailiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰail-.

Pronunciation

Noun

del c

  1. part (of a whole); share

Declension

See also

  • dela
  • dela med sig
  • en del
  • en hel del
  • för den delen

Anagrams

  • eld, led

Volapük

Noun

del (nominative plural dels)

  1. day

Declension

Derived terms

  • adel
  • a del
  • adelo
  • adelo gödiko
  • aldelafif
  • aposzedel
  • aposzedelik
  • aposzedelo
  • ädel
  • ädelik
  • ädelo
  • ädelo gödiko
  • äposzedelo
  • delagased
  • delagasedem
  • delajit
  • delaprim
  • delaprimik
  • delaprimo
  • delavomajit
  • deled
  • deli kinid mula labobs-li adelo?
  • dödel
  • fidön göliko pos zedel
  • fitadel
  • florüpadel
  • florüpadelalunik
  • florüpadelo
  • fluküpadel
  • fluküpadelalunik
  • fluküpadelo
  • foldegdelacunüp
  • foldegdelapönidüp
  • foldegdelik
  • fridel
  • hitüpadel
  • hitüpadelalunik
  • hitüpadelo
  • jabatadel
  • jabatadelik
  • jabatadelo
  • jafadel
  • jafadelem
  • jafadelik
  • jafadelo
  • jeifadel
  • malarafif aldelik
  • mäldelik
  • motedadel
  • mudel
  • nifüpadel
  • nifüpadelalunik
  • odel
  • odelik
  • odelo
  • poszedel
  • poszedelik
  • poszedelo
  • pönidüp foldegdelik (karen)
  • sis ädel
  • sudel
  • tudel
  • tumdelik
  • ün del semik
  • vedel
  • veldelik
  • zädel
  • zäladel
  • zedel
  • zehitüpadel

Welsh

Adjective

del (feminine singular del, plural del, equative deled, comparative delach, superlative delaf)

  1. pretty

Mutation


West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛl/

Adverb

del

  1. down

Further reading

  • “del”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an operator in differential calculus.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)