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4 letters words from 'sele'

EELS 4ELSE 4
LEES 4SEEL 4
SELE 4SLEE 4

3 letters words from 'sele'

EEL 3ELS 3
LEE 3LES 3
SEE 3SEL 3

2 letters words from 'sele'

EE 2EL 2
ES 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sele

sele esle slee lsee else lese seel esel seel esel eesl eesl slee lsee sele esle lese else eles lees eels eels lees eles

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sele. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sele.

Definitions and meaning of sele

sele

Etymology

From Middle English sele (happiness, good fortune, bliss; an occasion, period of time), from Old English sǣl, sel

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siːl/
  • Homophone: seal
  • Rhymes: -iːl

Noun

sele (countable and uncountable, plural seles)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) Happiness, fortune.
  2. (obsolete or dialectal) The right time or occasion for something, an opportune moment.
  3. greeting, salutation

Anagrams

  • EELS, ELEs, Lees, Slee, eels, else, l'ees, lees, lese, seel

Asturian

Adjective

sele (epicene, plural seles)

  1. calm, tranquil

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛlɛ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɛ
  • Hyphenation: se‧le

Etymology 1

Noun

sele n

  1. piglet
Declension

Further reading

  • sele in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sele in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

sele

  1. locative singular of selo
Synonyms
  • selu

Anagrams

  • Else
  • lese

Fijian

Noun

sele

  1. knife

Verb

sele

  1. cut (with a knife)

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • cele, seile, seel, sel

Etymology

From Old English sǣl, from Proto-West Germanic *sālī, in turn from Proto-Germanic *sēliz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /seːl/, /sɛːl/

Noun

sele (plural seles)

  1. happiness, prosperity, fortune
  2. time, duration, season

Descendants

  • English: sele, seel
  • Scots: seil

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse seli, sili

Noun

sele m (definite singular selen, indefinite plural seler, definite plural selene)

  1. a harness (usually for horses, dogs and small children)
  2. braces (UK) or suspenders (US) (used on trousers)

Derived terms

  • buksesele
  • seletøy

References

  • “sele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse seli, sili

Noun

sele m (definite singular selen, indefinite plural selar, definite plural selane)

  1. a harness (usually for horses, dogs and small children)
  2. braces (UK) or suspenders (US) (used on trousers)

Derived terms

  • buksesele
  • seletøy

References

  • “sele” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Alternative forms

  • sæl
  • sel

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *sali, from Proto-Germanic *saliz, from Proto-Indo-European *sel-.

Cognate with Old Saxon seli, Old High German sali, Old Norse salr (Swedish sal), Lombardic sala; and with Old Church Slavonic село (selo), Russian село́ (seló). There was also a Germanic variant *saloz-, Old English sæl (great hall, (large) house, castle).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈse.le/

Noun

sele m (nominative plural selas)

  1. great hall, house, dwelling, prison
  2. tabernacle, gesele

Declension

Derived terms

  • bānsele (body (bone-house))
  • bēagsel, bēagsele (hall in which rings are distributed)
  • bēorsele (beer-hall, banqueting hall)
  • burgsele (castle-hall, house)
  • burnsele (bath-house)
  • dēaþsele (death-hall, hell)
  • drēorsele (dreary hall)
  • dryhtsele (princely hall)
  • eorþsele (cave-dwelling)
  • gesele (tabernacle)
  • goldsele (hall in which gold is distributed)
  • gæstsele (guest-hall)
  • grundsele (abysmal dwelling)
  • gūþsele (hall of warriors)
  • hēahsele (high hall)
  • hornsele (house with gables)
  • hringsele (hall in which rings are bestowed)
  • hrōfsele (roofed hall)
  • nīþsele (hall of conflict)
  • seledrēam (hall-joy, festivity)
  • seleful (hall-goblet)
  • seleġesċēot, selesċot (tabernaculum, tent, lodging-place, nest) (German Geschoss)
  • selegyst (hall-guest)
  • selerǣdend (hall ruler or possessor)
  • selerest (bed in hall)
  • selesecg (retainer)
  • seleþegn (hall-thane, retainer, attendant)
  • seleweard (hall-warden)
  • þacsele, þæcsele (a building with a thatched roof)
  • willsele (pleasant dwelling)
  • wyrmsele (hall of serpents, hell)

References

  • sele in John R. Clark Hall (1916) A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, 2nd ed.
  • sele in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Old French

Etymology

From Latin sella.

Noun

sele f (oblique plural seles, nominative singular sele, nominative plural seles)

  1. saddle (equipment used on a horse)

Related terms

  • enseler

Descendants

  • Middle French: selle
    • French: selle
  • Norman: selle

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *saiwalu

Noun

sēle f

  1. soul, life

Inflection

Strong feminine o-stem

References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (4. Auflage) 2014

Portuguese

Verb

sele

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of selar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of selar
  3. first-person singular imperative of selar
  4. third-person singular imperative of selar

Sotho

Enumerative

sele

  1. other

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Arabic سَلَّة(salla), from Classical Syriac ܣܰܐܠܳܐ(sallətā, basket).

Noun

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. a wide wicker basket

Declension

Etymology 2

From French selle.

Noun

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. saddle (of a bicycle)

Declension

Etymology 3

Noun

sele (definite accusative seleyi, plural seleler)

  1. Alternative form of sere

References

  • sele in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SELDOMNESS, the state of being seldom.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)