vel
form analysis and translation based on Perseus (Version 2010):
vel ADV  choose, take your choice, or if you will, or as you prefer, or at least, or what is the same thing, or else, or
Helmut Schmid's TreeTagger with Latin data by Gabriele Brandolini: vel CONJ:C
Georges, Ausführliches lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch, 8. Aufl. (1913)
vel (eig. Imperat. v. volo, also: nimm, was du willst, das eine oder das andere; dah. A) im allg.: 1) einmal gesetzt, oder, zur Trennung mehrartiger Dinge, wobei die Annahme des einen der subjektiven Meinung oder Wahl überlassen wird (während aut Verschiedenartiges entegensetzt; doch setzt Tacitus oft (show full text)
Lewis & Short, A latin dictionary (1879)
vel, vĕl, conj. and adv. old imv. of volo prop., will, choose, take your choice; hence, As disjunctive conjunction, to introduce an alternative as a matter of choice or preference, or as not affecting the principal assertion (while aut introduces an absolute or essential opposition; cf. Madv. (show full text)
Gaffiot, Dictionnaire latin-français (2016, ex 1934), merci à G. Gréco, M. De Wilde, B. Maréchal, K. Ôkubo!
vel vĕl (volo), 1 adv. : ou, si vous voulez ; ou ; a) [donne à choisir une expression entre plusieurs] : summum bonum a virtute profectum vel in ipsa virtute situm est Cic. Tusc. 2, 46, le souverain bien dérive de la vertu, ou [si vous voulez] repose (show full text)
Дворецкий И.Х., Отличный латинско-русский словарь (1976)
vel vel [из imper. к volo II] 1. разделительная частица либо, или, ли: vel Caucasum transcendere, vel Gangem transnatare C Кавказ ли перейти, или Ганг переплыть; obitus vel, potius, excessus Romuli C кончина или, вернее, исчезновение Ромула; laudare vel etiam amare C хвалить или, даже, любить; (show full text)
DuCange, Glossarium mediae et infimae latinitatis (1883-7)
VEL, saepe pro conjunctiva, et, usurpatur apud Scriptores aevi medii. Fortunatus in Vita S. Germani Paris. cap. 35: Debilitatem manuum, Vel pedum incurrit. Tabul. Rothon.: Regnantibus Hlotario et Carolo, Vel Hlodowico, et Numinoe Duce Britanniae, Vel Susanno Episcopo in Venedia. Id jam observatum a Jacobo Gothofredo in Gloss. ad (show full text)
VEL,² Haec dictio alternativa quandoque ponitur pro ld est. Glossar. jurid. Anonymi ex Cod. reg. 4611.