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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: tĕl, IPA(key): /tɛl/ * Rhymes: -ɛl

  • enPR: tĕl, IPA(key): /tɛl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _tellen_ (“to count, tell”), from Old English _tellan_ (“to count, tell”), from Proto-Germanic _*taljaną_, _*talzijaną_ (“to count, enumerate”), from Proto-Germanic _*talą_, _*talǭ_ (“number, counting”), from Proto-Indo-European _*dol-_ (“calculation, fraud”). Cognate with English _tally_ (“to count”), West Frisian _telle_ (“to count”), West Frisian _fertelle_ (“to tell, narrate”), Dutch _tellen_ (“to count”), Low German _tellen_ (“to count”) and _förtellen_ (“to tell, narrate”), Old High German _zellen_ (“to count”) (German _zählen_), German _erzählen_ (“to tell, recount”), Old Norse _telja_ (“to count, tell”) (Faroese _telja_). More at tale. VERB TELL (_third-person singular simple present_ TELLS, _present participle_ TELLING, _simple past and past participle_ TOLD) * (transitive) To count, reckon, or enumerate. _All TOLD, there were over a dozen.  Can you TELL time on a clock?  He had UNTOLD wealth._ * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, II.vii: And in his lap a masse of coyne he TOLD, / And turned vpsidowne, to feede his eye / A couetous desire with his huge threasury. * 1875, Hugh MacMillan, _The Sunday Magazine_: Only He who made them can TELL the number of the stars, and mark the place of each in the order of the one great dominant spiral. * (transitive) To narrate. _I want to TELL a story;  I want to TELL you a story._ * (transitive) To convey by speech; to say. _Finally, someone TOLD him the truth.  He seems to like to TELL lies._ * (transitive) To instruct or inform. _Please TELL me how to do it._ * Bible, Genesis xii. 18 Why didst thou not TELL me that she was thy wife? * (transitive) To order; to direct, to say to someone. _TELL him to go away._ * Charles Dickens (1812-1870) He TOLD her not to be frightened. * Stability was restored, but once the re-entry propulsion was activated, the crew was TOLD to prepare to come home before the end of their only day in orbit. * (intransitive) To discern, notice, identify or distinguish. _Can you TELL whether those flowers are real or silk, from this distance?  No, there's no way to TELL._ * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: Captain Edward Carlisle, soldier as he was, martinet as he was, felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze, her alluring smile; he could not TELL what this prisoner might do. * (transitive) To reveal. _Time will TELL what became of him._ * (intransitive) To be revealed. * 1990, Stephen Coonts, Under Siege, 1991 Pocket Books edition, ISBN 0671742949, p.409: Cherry looks old, Mergenthaler told himself. His age is TELLING. Querulous — that's the word. He's become a whining, querulous old man absorbed with trivialities. * (intransitive) To have an effect, especially a noticeable one; to be apparent, to be demonstrated. _Sir Gerald was moving slower; his wounds were beginning to TELL._ * 1859 John Stuart Mill, _On Liberty_ Opinion ought [… to give] merited honour to every one, whatever opinion he may hold […] keeping nothing back which TELLS, or can be supposed to TELL, in their favour. SYNONYMS * (enumerate): count * (narrate): narrate, recount, relate ANTONYMS * (to instruct or inform): ask DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS NOUN TELL (_plural_ TELLS) * A reflexive, often habitual behavior, especially one occurring in a context that often features attempts at deception by persons under psychological stress (such as a poker game or police interrogation), that reveals information that the person exhibiting the behavior is attempting to withhold. * That which is told; tale; account. * Walpole I am at the end

From Middle English tellen (to count, tell), from Old English tellan (to count, tell), from Proto-Germanic *taljaną, *talzijaną (to count, enumerate), from Proto-Germanic *talą, *talǭ (number, counting), from Proto-Indo-European *dol- (calculation, fraud). Cognate with English tally (to count), West Frisian telle (to count), West Frisian fertelle (to tell, narrate), Dutch tellen (to count), Low German tellen (to count) and förtellen (to tell, narrate), Old High German zellen (to count) (German zählen), German erzählen (to tell, recount), Old Norse telja (to count, tell) (Faroese telja). More at tale.

Verb

tell (third-person singular simple present tells, present participle telling, simple past and past participle told)

  1. (transitive) To count, reckon, or enumerate.
    All told, there were over a dozen.  Can you tell time on a clock?  He had untold wealth.
  2. (transitive) To narrate.
    I want to tell a story;  I want to tell you a story.
  3. (transitive) To convey by speech; to say.
    Finally, someone told him the truth.  He seems to like to tell lies.
  4. (transitive) To instruct or inform.
    Please tell me how to do it.
  5. (transitive) To order; to direct, to say to someone.
    Tell him to go away.
  6. (intransitive) To discern, notice, identify or distinguish.
    Can you tell whether those flowers are real or silk, from this distance?  No, there's no way to tell.
  7. (transitive) To reveal.
    Time will tell what became of him.
  8. (intransitive) To be revealed.
  9. (intransitive) To have an effect, especially a noticeable one; to be apparent, to be demonstrated.
    Sir Gerald was moving slower; his wounds were beginning to tell.
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Noun

tell (plural tells)

  1. A reflexive, often habitual behavior, especially one occurring in a context that often features attempts at deception by persons under psychological stress (such as a poker game or police interrogation), that reveals information that the person exhibiting the behavior is attempting to withhold.
  2. That which is told; tale; account.

English - Etymology 2

From Arabic _تل_ (tall, “hill, elevation”), from Proto-Semitic _*tall-_ (“hill”). NOUN TELL (_plural_ TELLS) * (archaeology) A mound, originally in the Middle East, over or consisting of the ruins of ancient settlements.

From Arabic تل (tall, hill, elevation), from Proto-Semitic *tall- (hill).

Noun

tell (plural tells)

  1. (archaeology) A mound, originally in the Middle East, over or consisting of the ruins of ancient settlements.

Que a categoria em NORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - VERB
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Norwegian Bokmål - Verb

TELL * imperative of _telle_

tell

  1. imperative of telle


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