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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /wɛl/ * Rhymes: -ɛl

  • IPA(key): /wɛl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

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

From Middle English _wel_, _wal_, _wol_, _wele_, from Old English _wel_, _wæl_, _well_ (“well, abundantly, very, very easily, very much, fully, quite, nearly”), from Proto-Germanic _*wela_, _*walō_ (“well”, literally “as wished, as desired”), from Proto-Indo-European _*wel-_ (“wish, desire”), _*wol-_. Cognate with Scots _wele_, _weil_ (“well”), North Frisian _wel_, _weil_, _wal_ (“well”), West Frisian _wol_ (“well”), Dutch _wel_ (“well”), Low German _wol_ (“well”), German _wol_, _wohl_ (“well”), Danish _vel_ (“well”), Swedish _väl_ (“well”), Icelandic _vel_, _val_ (“well”). Non-Germanic cognate include Albanian _vallë_ (“well, perhaps, wishfully”). Related to _will_. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * wall (dialectal) * weel, weil (Scotland) * welp (US, informal) ADVERB WELL (_comparative_ BETTER, _superlative_ BEST) * (manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily. _He does his job WELL._ * (manner) Completely, fully. _a WELL done steak_ * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterII: Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers,

From Middle English wel, wal, wol, wele, from Old English wel, wæl, well (well, abundantly, very, very easily, very much, fully, quite, nearly), from Proto-Germanic *wela, *walō (well, literally as wished, as desired), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (wish, desire), *wol-. Cognate with Scots wele, weil (well), North Frisian wel, weil, wal (well), West Frisian wol (well), Dutch wel (well), Low German wol (well), German wol, wohl (well), Danish vel (well), Swedish väl (well), Icelandic vel, val (well). Non-Germanic cognate include Albanian vallë (well, perhaps, wishfully). Related to will.

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Adverb

well (comparative better, superlative best)

  1. (manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
    He does his job well.
  2. (manner) Completely, fully.
    a well done steak
Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Old English _well_ (“well”), from Proto-Germanic _*wall-_. NOUN WELL (_plural_ WELLS) * A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids. * Bible, John iv. 11 The woman said unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the WELL is deep. * A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally; a spring. * Milton Begin, then, sisters of the sacred WELL. * A small depression suitable for holding liquid, or other objects. * (figuratively) A source of supply. * Spenser Dan Chaucer, WELL of English undefiled * Keble a WELL of serious thought and pure * (nautical) A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of the hull, through which the bilge pumps operate. * (nautical) The cockpit of a sailboat. * (nautical) A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water to keep fish alive while they are transported to market. * (nautical) A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of the water. * (military) A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries. * (architecture) An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole. * (metalworking) The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls. * A well drink. _They're having a special tonight: $1 WELLS._ * (video games) The playfield of the video game _Tetris_, into which the blocks fall. DERIVED TERMS * ink well * light well (architecture) * oil well * spare tire well, spare tyre well * window well (architecture) * wishing well TRANSLATIONS

From Old English well (well), from Proto-Germanic *wall-.

Noun

well (plural wells)

  1. A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids.
  2. A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally; a spring.
  3. A small depression suitable for holding liquid, or other objects.
  4. (figuratively) A source of supply.
  5. (nautical) A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of the hull, through which the bilge pumps operate.
  6. (nautical) The cockpit of a sailboat.
  7. (nautical) A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water to keep fish alive while they are transported to market.
  8. (nautical) A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of the water.
  9. (military) A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries.
  10. (architecture) An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.
  11. (metalworking) The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.
  12. A well drink.
    They're having a special tonight: $1 wells.
  13. (video games) The playfield of the video game Tetris, into which the blocks fall.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

From Old English _weallan_. Cognate with German _wallen_ (“boil, seethe”), Danish _vælde_ (“gush”), Albanian _valoj_ (“I boil, seethe”). VERB WELL (_third-person singular simple present_ WELLS, _present participle_ WELLING, _simple past and past participle_ WELLED) * To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring. * Dryden [Blood] WELLED from out the wound. * Bryant [Yon spring] WELLS softly forth. * To have something seep out of the surface. _Her eyes WELLED with tears._ TRANSLATIONS STATISTICS

From Old English weallan. Cognate with German wallen (boil, seethe), Danish vælde (gush), Albanian valoj (I boil, seethe).

Verb

well (third-person singular simple present wells, present participle welling, simple past and past participle welled)

  1. To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.
  2. To have something seep out of the surface.
    Her eyes welled with tears.
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Que a categoria em LUXEMBOURGISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Luxembourgish - Etymology

Cognate with German _weil_.

Cognate with German weil.

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Luxembourgish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /væl/ * Rhymes: -æl * Homophone: Well

  • IPA(key): /væl/
  • Rhymes: -æl
  • Homophone: Well

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Luxembourgish - Conjunction

WELL * because _Ech gi geschwënn um Bett, WELL ech midd sinn._ I'm going to bed soon BECAUSE I am tired.

well

  1. because
    Ech gi geschwënn um Bett, well ech midd sinn.
    I'm going to bed soon because I am tired.

Que a categoria em OLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*wall-_, whence also Old High German _wella_, Old Norse _vella_.

From Proto-Germanic *wall-, whence also Old High German wella, Old Norse vella.

Que a categoria em OLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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Old English - Noun

WELL

well

Que a categoria em WELSH - PRONUNCIATION
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Welsh - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /wɛɬ/

  • IPA(key): /wɛɬ/

Que a categoria em WELSH - ADJECTIVE
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Welsh - Adjective

WELL * Soft mutation of _gwell_.

well

  1. Soft mutation of gwell.

Que a categoria em WELSH - ADVERB
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Welsh - Adverb

WELL * Soft mutation of _gwell_.

well

  1. Soft mutation of gwell.


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