felloe vs felly what difference

what is difference between felloe and felly

English

Etymology

From Middle English felwe, from Old English felg (harrow, felloe). Doublet of felly, which see for more information.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɛloʊ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɛləʊ/

Noun

felloe (plural felloes)

  1. The outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes.
    Synonym: felly

Translations



English

Etymology 1

From Middle English fely, felow, felowe, felwe, felȝe, from Old English felġe, dative of felg, from Proto-Germanic *felgō (compare Saterland Frisian feelge, Dutch velg, German Felge), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥ǵʰ- (compare Polish płoza (sliding iron), Old Church Slavonic пльзати (plĭzati, to creep, crawl)).

Alternative forms

  • felloe
  • fellick, felk (dialectal)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛli/
  • Hyphenation: fel‧ly

Noun

felly (plural fellies)

  1. The outer rim of a wheel, supported by the spokes.
    • 1602, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, act 2 scene 2 lines 426-430:
      all you Gods, / In generall Synod take away her power: / Breake all the Spokes and Fallies from her wheele []
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      The felly harshed against the curbstone: stopped.

Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English felly, felli, fellich, equivalent to fell +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛlli/, /ˈfɛli/

Adverb

felly (comparative more felly, superlative most felly)

  1. (now rare) Fiercely, harshly.

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈvɛɬɨ̞/
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ɬɨ̞/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈvɛɬi/

Adverb

felly

  1. so, thus

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