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omelette Explained

omelette at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

also omelet AmE n [C] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: omelette, from Latin lamella 'thin plate']//
1 eggs mixed together and cooked in hot fat, sometimes with other foods added: --a cheese omelette//
2 you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs: used to say that it is impossible to achieve anything important without causing a few problems//

omelette at German => English Of Explained:

omelet

omelette at French => English Of Explained:

omelet

omelette at German => English Of Explained:

omelet

Omelette at German => English Of Explained:

Omelette [ɔməlɛt]nsn
omelet

omelette at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(AmE also omelet) noun
a hot dish of eggs mixed together and fried, often with cheese, meat, vegetables, etc. added:
a cheese and mushroom omelette

IDIOMS

you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs (saying) you cannot achieve sth important without causing a few small problems

omelette at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

omelette
n : beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be
folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly [syn: {omelet}]

omelette at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Category: Image - :FoodOmelete.jpg|thumb|right|An omelette.

Alternative forms

* omelet Inter: qualifier » chiefly US

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » omelette|lang=fr, from Inter: term » alemette|lang=fr, from Inter: term » alemelle||knife blade|lang=fr, probably derived from Inter: term » lemelle|la lemelle|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » lamella||thin plate|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈɒm.lɪt/|lang=en, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"Qm.lIt/
  • Inter: audio » En-uk-omelette.ogg|Audio (UK)
  • Inter: a » AU Inter: IPA » /ˈɔm.lət/|lang=en


  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈɑm.ə.lɪt/|/ˈɑm.lɪt/|lang=en, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"Am@lIt/|/"AmlIt/

  • Inter: rfp » lang=en|US pronunciations need verifying

    Noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A dish made with beaten eggs cooked in a frying pan without stirring, flipped over to cook on both sides, and sometimes filled or topped with cheese, chives or other foodstuffs

    Derived terms

    * you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » dish made with beaten eggs
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|عجة|f|tr=ʿújja|sc=Arab
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ձվածեղ|tr=jvaçeġ|sc=Armn
    • Azeri: Inter: t+ » az|qayğanaq
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|truita|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|煎蛋饼|tr=jiāndànbǐng|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|omeleta|f
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|omelet|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|omelet|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|omleto
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|omlett
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|munakas, Inter: t+ » fi|omeletti
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|omelette|f
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ომლეტი|tr=omleti|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Omelett|n
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ομελέτα|tr=omeléta|sc=Grek
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|חביתה|f|tr=havita|sc=Hebr
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|omlett, Inter: t- » hu|tojáslepény
    • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|omleto
    • Indonesian: Inter: t-SOP » id|telur dadar
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|omelette
    • Irish: Inter: t » ga|uibheagán|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|omleta|f, Inter: t- » it|frittata|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|オムレツ|tr=omuretsu
  • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|오믈렛|tr=omeullet, omeulles-|sc=Kore
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|омлет|m|tr=ómlet|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » mk|кајгана|f|tr=kájgana|sc=Cyrl
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|telur dadar
  • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|froġa
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|omelett|m
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|omlet|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|omelete|f, Inter: t+ » pt|fritada|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|omletă
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|омлет|m|tr=omlét|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|яичница|f|tr=jaíčnica|sc=Cyrl
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|bonnach-uighe|m
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|омлет|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|omlet
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|tortilla|f Inter: qualifier » Spain, Inter: t- » es|tortilla de huevos
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|omelett|c
  • Thai: Inter: t- » th|ไข่เจียว|tr=kài jieow|sc=Thai
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|omlet
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|món trứng tráng
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|moelät

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Inter: commonslit » e
    Category: Category:en:Eggs -

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ɔm.lɛt/|lang=fr, Inter: X-SAMPA » /OmlEt/

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • omelette

  • Category: Category:fr:Eggs -

    Interlingua

    Noun

    Inter: ia-nou » n
  • omelette

  • Category: Category:ia:Eggs -
    Translation: ar » omelette
    Translation: de » omelette
    Translation: et » omelette
    Translation: el » omelette
    Translation: fr » omelette
    Translation: gl » omelette
    Translation: ko » omelette
    Translation: io » omelette
    Translation: id » omelette
    Translation: it » omelette
    Translation: lo » omelette
    Translation: hu » omelette
    Translation: ml » omelette
    Translation: my » omelette
    Translation: pl » omelette
    Translation: ro » omelette
    Translation: ru » omelette
    Category: simple:omelette -
    Translation: fi » omelette
    Translation: sv » omelette
    Translation: ta » omelette
    Translation: tr » omelette
    Translation: vi » omelette
    Translation: zh » omelette

    Omelette at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==German==

    Noun

    Omelette {{n}}
  • Inter: plural of » Omelett|lang=de

  • Translation: cs » Omelette
    Translation: de » Omelette
    Translation: ko » Omelette
    Translation: io » Omelette
    Translation: id » Omelette
    Translation: zh » Omelette