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3 letters words from 'tel'

ELT 3LET 3
TEL 3 

2 letters words from 'tel'

EL 2ET 2
TE 2 

All 3 letters words made out of tel

tel etl tle lte elt let

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Definitions and meaning of tel

tel

Etymology 1

Noun

tel (plural tels)

  1. Abbreviation of telephone number.
  2. Abbreviation of telegraph.
  3. Abbreviation of telegram.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

tel (plural tels)

  1. Alternative form of tell (hill or mound)

Anagrams

  • -let, ELT, ETL, LTE, TLE, elt, let

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch tellen, from Middle Dutch tellen, from Old Dutch tellen, from Proto-Germanic *taljaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɛ̞ːl]

Verb

tel (present tel, present participle telende, past participle tellende)

  1. to count

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل(tel).

Noun

tel

  1. thread
  2. (music) chord, string
Derived terms
  • tejzë

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *tēl (wire, string; thong; strand). Cognate with Karakhanid تِلیٖ(tili, thong), Crimean Tatar and Turkish tel, Turkmen til, Kumyk and Nogai тел (tel), Chuvash тал (tal, bundle). Alternatively, related to Armenian թել (tʿel, thread), either as a direct borrowing or originating from the same Iranian source.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tel]

Noun

tel (definite accusative teli, plural tellər)

  1. strand of hair
  2. string
  3. wire
  4. telegram
  5. fringe; bang; forelock
  6. tie

Declension


Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /teːl/

Particle

tel

  1. nonetheless

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

Compare Ottoman Turkish تل(tel), Old Armenian թել (tʿel).

Noun

tel

  1. wire
  2. (music) chord, string

References

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Noun

tel m (plural tellen, diminutive telletje n)

  1. count
    De gebedssnoeren worden gebruikt om de tel niet kwijt te raken bij het reciteren of chanten.[1] — Prayer beads are used in order to not lose count while reciting or chanting.
  2. (time) second
  3. a short moment

Verb

tel

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

Anagrams

  • Let, let

French

Etymology

From Old French tel, from Latin tālis. Compare Spanish tal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛl/

Adjective

tel (feminine singular telle, masculine plural tels, feminine plural telles)

  1. such

Pronoun

tel ?

  1. one (impersonal pronoun)

Derived terms

  • tellement

Further reading

  • “tel” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Japanese

Etymology

Borrowed from English tel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [te̞ɾɯ̟ᵝ]

Noun

tel(テル) • (teru

  1. telephone
  2. telephone number

Verb

tel(テル)する • (teru surusuru (stem tel(テル) (teru shi), past tel(テル)した (teru shita))

  1. (informal) to call (contact by telephone)

Conjugation


Old French

Etymology

From Latin tālis.

Adjective

tel m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tele)

  1. such a
    • circa 1050, Turoldus, La Chanson de Roland (Oxford manuscript)
      Unques nuls hom tel chevaler ne vit
      Never has a man seen such a knight

Declension

Related terms

  • itel

Old Norse

Verb

tel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of telja
  2. second-person singular imperative of telja

Rohingya

Etymology

From Sanskrit तैल (taila).

Noun

tel

  1. oil

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish تل(tel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /têl/

Noun

tȅl m (Cyrillic spelling те̏л)

  1. (obsolete) thin wire
    Ne biju se tako pobinjice, već se biju od tela kandžijom
  2. silver or golden thread or string for sewing or embroidering
    • 1906, Stevan Sremac, Zona Zamfirova:
      Pustila dugu kosu niz pleća i preko grudi, a niz dugu kosu pušta se tel, blešti i treperi tel među crnom bujnom kosom, pa mu izgleda Zona sjajna i svečana kao zavetna ikona.

Declension

References

  • 1957, Škaljić Abdulah, Turcizmi u narodnom govoru, Sarajevo
  • 1976, Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика, VI. књига, Ц-Ш (стотина), друго фототипско издање, Матица српска, Нови Сад, стр. 171

Tatar

Noun

tel

  1. tongue; language

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛl/

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish تل(tel). See it for more.

Noun

tel (definite accusative teli, plural teller)

  1. wire
  2. thread
  3. string, chord
  4. telegram
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Abbreviation of telefon.

Noun

tel

  1. Abbreviation of telefon.
Declension

References

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “tel”, in Nişanyan Sözlük

Volapük

Numeral

tel

  1. two

Derived terms

  • telüm

West Frisian

Adverb

tel

  1. (archaic) soon

Further reading

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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a type of small glassy stone, thought to be a product of meteorite impact.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)