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Meaning of "yclept" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YCLEPT

Old English gecleopod, past participle of cleopian to call.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YCLEPT

yclept  [ɪˈklɛpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YCLEPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yclept is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb yclept in English.

WHAT DOES YCLEPT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dome (band)

Dome was an English post-punk band, formed in 1980 and consisting of Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis of Wire.

Definition of yclept in the English dictionary

The definition of yclept in the dictionary is having the name of; called.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO YCLEPT

PRESENT

Present
I yclept
you yclept
he/she/it yclepts
we yclept
you yclept
they yclept
Present continuous
I am yclepting
you are yclepting
he/she/it is yclepting
we are yclepting
you are yclepting
they are yclepting
Present perfect
I have yclepted
you have yclepted
he/she/it has yclepted
we have yclepted
you have yclepted
they have yclepted
Present perfect continuous
I have been yclepting
you have been yclepting
he/she/it has been yclepting
we have been yclepting
you have been yclepting
they have been yclepting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I yclepted
you yclepted
he/she/it yclepted
we yclepted
you yclepted
they yclepted
Past continuous
I was yclepting
you were yclepting
he/she/it was yclepting
we were yclepting
you were yclepting
they were yclepting
Past perfect
I had yclepted
you had yclepted
he/she/it had yclepted
we had yclepted
you had yclepted
they had yclepted
Past perfect continuous
I had been yclepting
you had been yclepting
he/she/it had been yclepting
we had been yclepting
you had been yclepting
they had been yclepting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will yclept
you will yclept
he/she/it will yclept
we will yclept
you will yclept
they will yclept
Future continuous
I will be yclepting
you will be yclepting
he/she/it will be yclepting
we will be yclepting
you will be yclepting
they will be yclepting
Future perfect
I will have yclepted
you will have yclepted
he/she/it will have yclepted
we will have yclepted
you will have yclepted
they will have yclepted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been yclepting
you will have been yclepting
he/she/it will have been yclepting
we will have been yclepting
you will have been yclepting
they will have been yclepting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would yclept
you would yclept
he/she/it would yclept
we would yclept
you would yclept
they would yclept
Conditional continuous
I would be yclepting
you would be yclepting
he/she/it would be yclepting
we would be yclepting
you would be yclepting
they would be yclepting
Conditional perfect
I would have yclept
you would have yclept
he/she/it would have yclept
we would have yclept
you would have yclept
they would have yclept
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been yclepting
you would have been yclepting
he/she/it would have been yclepting
we would have been yclepting
you would have been yclepting
they would have been yclepting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you yclept
we let´s yclept
you yclept
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to yclept
Past participle
yclepted
Present Participle
yclepting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YCLEPT


accept
əkˈsɛpt
adept
əˈdɛpt
concept
ˈkɒnsɛpt
crept
krɛpt
except
ɪkˈsɛpt
incept
ɪnˈsɛpt
inept
ɪnˈɛpt
intercept
ˌɪntəˈsɛpt
kept
kɛpt
leapt
lɛpt
nympholept
ˈnɪmfəˌlɛpt
precept
ˈpriːsɛpt
recept
ˈriːsɛpt
sept
sɛpt
slept
slɛpt
stepped
stɛpt
swept
swɛpt
unkept
ʌnˈkɛpt
wept
wɛpt
windswept
ˈwɪndˌswɛpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YCLEPT

yawper
yawping
yaws
yawy
yay
Yazd
Yb
YBA
YC
ycleped
yd
ye
yea
yead
yeah
yealdon
yealing
yealm
yean
yeanling

WORDS THAT END LIKE YCLEPT

clept
dept
downswept
high concept
high-concept
inswept
intussuscept
open-concept
outswept
overslept
proof of concept
rainswept
rept
self-concept
transept
unadept
unswept
unwept
upswept
well-kept

Synonyms and antonyms of yclept in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yclept» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YCLEPT

Find out the translation of yclept to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yclept from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yclept» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

yclept
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yclept
570 millions of speakers

English

yclept
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yclept
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

yclept
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

yclept
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yclept
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নামক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yclept
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yclept
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

yclept
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

yclept
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yclept
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yust
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

yclept
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

yclept
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Yclept
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

adında
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

yclept
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yclept
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

yclept
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

yclept
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

yclept
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

yclept
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

yclept
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

yclept
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yclept

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YCLEPT»

The term «yclept» is normally little used and occupies the 143.344 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YCLEPT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «yclept» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «yclept» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yclept

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YCLEPT»

Discover the use of yclept in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yclept and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Berlin Alexanderplatz: The Story of Franz Biberkopf
There is a mower death yclept. Hath power which the Lord hath kept. When he ' gins his scythe to whet, keener it grows and keener yet, soon will he slash, man must endure the gash. A funny chap. Franz smiles. Reinhold doesn't smile at all.
Alfred Döblin, 2004
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The Rhine
Distinguished by the addition to their names of: “yclept von Saneck”, we find between the years 1331—1354, Emmerich Rost-Marschall, and Johann, “yclept Saneck", Marschall von Lorch (1354—1370), as feoflees of the Castle. They were  ...
W.O. von Horn
3
Life in the Middle Ages
But Paradise in Hebrew is yclept Eden, that is to-meaning liking; the which twain put together maketh an orchard of liking. No wonder, for in that place is all thing that accordeth to life. There is health, for the air is in temper neither too hot nor too ...
George Gordon, Coulton, 1967
4
Early 20th Century German Fiction: A. Döblin, L. ...
powered her. Biberkopf, hearing her, turns around in the witness box and then he , too, sinks heavily into himself, and holds his hand in front of his forehead. There is a mower, Death yclept, I'm yourn, she came to you so lovable, protected you, ...
Alexander Stephan, 2003
5
Wild Animals I Have Known
“Ye Franckelyn's dogge leaped over a style, And yey yclept him lyttel Bingo, BINGO, And yeyyclept himlyttelBingo. Ye Franckelyn's wyfe brewed nuttebrown ayle, And he yclept ytte raregoode Stingo, STINGO, And he yclept ytte raregoode  ...
Ernest Thompson Seton, 2012
6
The Poems of Emily Dickinson
Then, finer than a Lady, Emerges in the spring! A Feather on each shoulder! You' d scarce recognize him! By Men, yclept Caterpillar! By me! But who am I, To tell the pretty secret Of the Butterfly! MANUSCRIPT: About 1860, in packet 4 (H 15c).
Emily Dickinson, Thomas H. Johnson, 1998
7
Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages
There also be many beasts that be yclept 6 orafles V in Araby they be yclept4 gerfaunts ' that is a beast pomely or spotted, that is little more high than a steed. But he hath a neck a twenty cubits long. And his crupper and his tail is as of a hart  ...
Arthur Newton, 2013
8
Whittemore's Royal Brighton Guide ... for 1826
That. wicked. Wight. yclept. on. Nick,. Renown'd for many a wanton trick, With envy from the Downs beheld The studded Churches of the Weald; (Here Poyning's cruciform, and there Hurst, Albourne, Bolney, Newtimber, Cuckfield, and more ...
J. WHITTEMORE (Bookseller.), 1826
9
Glass Harmonica
Yclept. Eponymous. Was emerging dirty as I'd groped the known specifics spouting sudden words-of-mouth. A cellar door wedged off its hinge. In hearing, then, bones beneath my house removed addressed me; they taught, and I spelled them ...
Geoff Bouvier, 2011
10
The Ariel: A Literary Gazette
A French gentleman, named Planche, who had a wife yclept Molly, had met with losses which preyed on his spirits, and affected his health. The judge calling on them as they were finishing their dinner, helped himself and them to a glass of ...
‎1827

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YCLEPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yclept is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why is SBS promoting someone who hates multiculturalism?
I would hardly call it promoting Vuga, more exposing here irrational and ignorant views. Something that needs to be done. by Yclept on Aug 3, 2015 at 6:01 pm. «Crikey, Aug 15»
2
Some journos make false statements to Press Council, says ex …
“journalists face no penalties for lying to the Press Council”. Nor the public. it would seem. by Yclept on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:46 pm. In defence of journalists, Myriam, ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
3
Liberal MP Judi Moylan: Howard succeeded because of women …
by Yclept on Jul 30, 2015 at 5:13 pm. Having a kinder gentler polity coming from an oppositional thug is rather akin to the same gentleman's ( and I use the term ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
4
Bronnie, it's time to go
by Yclept on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:16 pm. Peter Van Onselen highlighted that politicians annual entitlements exceed $500,000,000. We could save money by ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
5
Labor on turnbacks: moral conundrum, political no-brainer
by Yclept on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm. What evidence exists that lives have been saved .... by Yclept on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm. Oh, Bernard - you're hard-nosed ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
6
Govt's piracy code next to useless, says govt's own survey
Where on earth have I read some of these comments before. I feel certain that I've seen the same comment over and over… hmmmm… by Yclept on Jul 23, ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
7
WikiLeaks: what Australia got from the NSA's commercial spying
by Yclept on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:11 pm. Yclept: commercial espionage does not require that every human communication be tracked. There must be another ... «Crikey, Jun 15»
8
Latham enlists domestic violence for his own culture war
by Yclept on May 18, 2015 at 4:42 pm ... Yclept, in theory that sounds fantastic. ... Yclept, because it's not the best way, it's not what we should be focusing on, but ... «Crikey, May 15»
9
Rundle: dashed hopes and a bitter dawn for a progressive UK
by Yclept on May 8, 2015 at 5:11 pm. “voting against ... 2015 at 6:30 pm. @ Guy, CML, Yclept: never underestimate how desperate and fearful voters can be. «Crikey, May 15»
10
Antisocial network: government targets Australians in asylum seeker …
by Yclept on May 7, 2015 at 4:34 pm ... Yclept, coming from someone like you who has difficulty understanding what you're supposed to be aiming at, there's the ... «Crikey, May 15»

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