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Fele vs Sele - What's the difference?

fele | sele |

As an adverb fele

is greatly, much, very.

As an adjective fele

is much; many.

As a pronoun fele

is many (of).

As a noun sele is

happiness, fortune.



Alternative forms

* (l)


  • (dialectal, or, obsolete) Greatly, much, very
  • For they bring in the substance of the Beere / That they drinken feele too good chepe, not dere.'' ? ''Hakluyts Voyages .


  • (dialectal, or, obsolete) Much; many.
  • Any maner of thynges desyryt..heraftyr may be had and ygrawnt by the fellyst of the sayd comynes.'' — dated 1456 from J.T. Gilbert, ''Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin , vol. 1 (1889)

    Derived terms

    * the felest — the majority, most


    (English Pronouns)
  • Many (of).
  • *, Book V:
  • *:And fele of thy footmen ar brought oute of lyff, and many worshypfull presoners ar yolden into oure handys.
  • Derived terms

    * (l) * felefold


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    (en noun)
  • Happiness, fortune.
  • The right time or occasion for something, an opportune moment.
  • greeting, salutation
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=1862 , year_published= , author=George Borrow , title=Wild Wales Its People‚ Language and Scenery , chapter=Chapter XXXV citation , genre=Fiction , publisher=Read Central , isbn= , page= , passage= I found my friend honest Pritchard smoking his morning pipe at the front door, and after giving him the sele of the day, ...}}
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=1897 , year_published=2005 , author=William Morris , title=The Water of the Wondrous Isles , chapter=Chapter XIV. The Black Knight Tells the Truth of Himself , url= , genre=Fantasy , publisher=Project Gutenberg , isbn= , page= , passage=When the morning was come ... so she arose and thrust her grief back into her heart, and gave her fellow-farer the sele of the day, ...}}


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