meaning of Bel

Bel meaning in General Dictionary

a unit of sound power corresponding to ten decibels

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  • A thorny rutaceous tree AEliggle marmelos of Asia as well as its fragrant tangerine like good fresh fruit labeled as also Bengal quince golden apple wood apple The fruit is employed medicinally as well as the rind yields a perfume and a yellow dye
  • The Babylonian name regarding the god known among the Hebrews as Baal See Baal
  • a logarithmic device of sound strength equal to 10 decibels
  • Babylonian god for the planet; one of several supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil
  • The Babylonian name associated with the god understood among the list of Hebrews as Baal. See Baal.

Bel meaning in Names Dictionary

Sacred wood-apple tree.
Name Origin: Hindu
Name Gender: Female

Bel meaning in Etymology Dictionary

device of energy level in measuring sound, 1929, known as for Scottish-born telephone pioneer Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922).

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  • heaven-and-earth god of Babylonian religion, from Akkadian Belu, actually "lord, owner, master," cognate with Hebrew ba'al.
  • "beautiful," very early 14c., from Old French bel, belle "beautiful, fair, good" (see belle). "Naturalized in ME.; but after 1600 consciously French" [OED].

Bel - German to English


Sentence Examples with the word Bel

Beichgrat (Lotschenthal to the Bel Alp), snow.

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