Complete Definition of "quarrel"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈkwɒrəl/
SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɒrəl|-ɒrəl

Etymology
From OF. quarel, from VL. *quadrellus (diminutive of quadrus "square").

Noun
en-noun
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  1. A verbal dispute or heated argument.

#:Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side - q:François de La Rochefoucauld|François de La Rochefoucauld

  1. A diamond-shaped piece of coloured glass forming part of a stained glass window.
  2. A square tile. (from Old French quarrel or carreau; Latin quadrellus, from quadrus - a square)
  3. A square-headed arrow for a crossbow.

Translations
trans-top|verbal dispute or heated argument
Czech: hádka f
Dutch: ruzie f
Serbian: kavga, svadja
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Translations to be checked
rfc-trans
trans-top|to be checked
Dutch: onenigheid f, discussie f
Esperanto: malpaco
Finnish: kiista (1,2), kina (1,2), vasama (5)
French: querelle f
German: Streit m
Interlingua: altercation, querela
Italian: lite f, bega f, contesa f (all 1,2)
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Latin: jurgium, altercatio, rixa
Norwegian: krangel
Portuguese: discussão f, querela f
Spanish: pelea f, riña f
Volapük: dikod, zan
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Verb
en-verb|quarrels|quarreling|quarreled

  1. To disagree very strongly; to argue.
  2. rfd-redundant To oppose or dispute angrily.
  3. rfv-sense To complain bitterly.

Translations
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Arabic: ARchar|تخاصم IPAchar|(taxáʂʂama)
Chinese: 吵架 (chǎojià)
Dutch: ruzie maken, discussiëren, redetwisten
Esperanto: kvereli, malpaci
Finnish: riidellä
French: quereller|se quereller, disputer
German: streiten
Hungarian: veszekedni
Interlingua: altercar, querelar
Italian: litigare
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Japanese: 喧嘩する (けんかする, kenka suru)
Korean: 싸오다 (ssauda)
Latin: jurgare
Norwegian: krangle
Old English: sacan
Portuguese: disputar, discutir
Russian: ссориться (ssórit’s’a)
Spanish: disputar, discutir (1), pelearse (2), quejarse (3)
Swedish: gräla
Volapük: zaniälön
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Derived terms
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Revision and Credits for"quarrel"
  • 2007-12-16 21:37 - Stephen G. Brown - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/75.25.129.42|75.25.129.42]] ([[User_talk:75.25.129.42|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Interwicket|Interwicket]]

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