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Definitions and meaning of al

al

Translingual

Alternative forms

  • aL

Symbol

al

  1. (metrology) Symbol for attoliter (attolitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 10−18 liters (litres).

Etymology

From Hindi आल (āl)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æl/, /ɑːl/
  • Rhymes: -æl, -ɑːl

Noun

al (usually uncountable, plural als)

  1. The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye.
    • For quotations using this term, see Citations:al.

Translations

References

  • “al” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2000, →ISBN.
  • “al” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • "al" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

Anagrams

  • L. A., L.A., LA, La, La-, La., la,

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch al.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Adverb

al

  1. already

Adjective

al (attributive alle, not comparable)

  1. all; every

Conjunction

al

  1. even though, although

Asturian

Etymology

From a contraction of the preposition a (to) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction

al m

  1. to the

Breton

Article

al

  1. the

See also

  • ar
  • an

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Central) IPA(key): /əl/, [əɫ]
    • Homophone: el
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /al/

Contraction

al

  1. Contraction of a el. At the; to the.
    Vaig al zoo.
    I go to the zoo.

Usage notes

When el contracts to l' before a vowel, al is not used. For example, Ens veurem a l'aeroport.

Further reading

  • “al” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse allr (all).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/, [al]

Pronoun

al (neuter alt, plural alle)

  1. all
  2. any

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch al, from Old Dutch *al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑl/
  • Hyphenation: al
  • Rhymes: -ɑl

Determiner

al

  1. all, all of

Inflection

Derived terms

  • algemeen
  • almacht
  • altijd

Related terms

  • alles

Adverb

al

  1. already
  2. yet

Derived terms

  • althans
  • al sinds
  • al weer/alweer
  • alweer
  • meestal
  • veelal

Conjunction

al

  1. even

Synonyms

  • ook al

Anagrams

  • la

Emilian

Etymology

From Latin ille (that).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/
  • Hyphenation: al

Pronoun

al (personal)

  1. (nominative case) he
  2. (accusative case) him

Alternative forms

  • Becomes l- before a vowel.
  • Becomes -el when acting as an enclitic (after a consonant).
  • Becomes -l when acting as an enclitic (after a vowel).

Related terms


Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Preposition

al

  1. to; toward
  2. to (indicates indirect object)

Related terms


Haitian Creole

Etymology

Contraction of French ale, from French aller.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Verb

al

  1. to go
    Synonym: ale

Hungarian

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *ëla (space, area under something, under(neath), the lower (part)). (Spelled *ala in Uralonet.) Originally it was a noun, today it is used in compound words, see al-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɒl]

Noun

al

  1. lower part of something

Derived terms

References


Icelandic

Noun

al

  1. indefinite accusative singular of alur
  2. indefinite dative singular of alur

Ido

Preposition

al

  1. Contraction of a la (to the).

Usage notes

This is optional, you can also use a l'...


Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Preposition

al

  1. Contraction of a le (to the).

Interlingue

Contraction

al

  1. Contraction of a li.

Istriot

Contraction

al

  1. Contraction of a (at) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Che mai pioûn biela duon i’iê veisto al mondo,
      That I haven’t ever seen a more beautiful woman in the world,

Italian

Etymology

  • a (preposition) +‎ il (article)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Contraction

al

  1. contraction of a il; to the, at the

Preposition

al or allo or all' m (feminine all' or alla)

  1. (cooking, in the singular) with (an ingredient)
    Synonym: con

Anagrams

  • la,

Kurdish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Noun

al m

  1. side

Noun

al f

  1. flag, banner

Synonyms

  • (side): alî, la
  • (flag): ala

Ladin

Etymology

a +‎ l

Contraction

al

  1. at or to the (+ a masculine singular noun)

Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German ald, northern variant of alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz. Cognate with German alt, English old, Dutch oud, West Frisian âld.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːl/
    • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

al (masculine alen, neuter aalt, comparative méi al or eeler, superlative am eelsten)

  1. old, aged
  2. (of food) stale

Declension

Antonyms

  • (old): jonk
  • (stale): frësch

Mandinka

Pronoun

al

  1. you (personal pronoun)

See also


Mauritian Creole

Verb

al

  1. Medial form of ale

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Determiner

al

  1. all, all of

Adverb

al

  1. completely

Conjunction

al

  1. even though, no matter whether

Descendants

  • Dutch: al
    • Afrikaans: al
  • Limburgish: al

Further reading

  • “al (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • “al (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • “al (V)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “al (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “al (II)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page II
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “al (IV)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page IV

Middle English

Adverb

al

  1. Alternative form of all
    • 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue:
      And smale foweles maken melodye,
      That slepen al the nyght with open eye-
      (So priketh hem Nature in hir corages);
      And many little birds make melody
      That sleep through all the night with open eye
      (So Nature pricks them on to ramp and rage)

Determiner

al

  1. Alternative form of all
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge.
      And with this he was named, as I believe worthily, an excellent ruly and innocent man in all his living.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From ala (to foster, breed).

Noun

al n (definite singular alet, indefinite plural al, definite plural ala)

  1. nourishing, fostering
  2. a young (farm) animal that one has bred
  3. breeding

Verb

al

  1. imperative of ala

References

  • “al” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Novial

Contraction

al

  1. contraction of a + li

Occitan

Contraction

al

  1. Contraction of a lo (to the; at the).

Old Dutch

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Adjective

al

  1. all
Inflection


Alternative forms
  • ol
Descendants
  • Middle Dutch: al
    • Dutch: al
      • Afrikaans: al
    • Limburgish: al
Further reading
  • “al (II)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Etymology 2

From the adjective al.

Adverb

al

  1. completely, wholly

Further reading

  • “al (III)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *ailą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éydʰ-lom, from *h₂eydʰ- (to burn, kindle).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːl/

Noun

āl n

  1. fire

Declension

Derived terms

  • ālfæt
  • ālgeweorc
  • onāl

References


Old French

Alternative forms

  • au

Contraction

al

  1. contraction of a + le (to the)

Old High German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Adjective

al

  1. all
  2. every, each
  3. whole
Descendants
  • Middle High German: al
    • German: all
    • Yiddish: אַלץ‎(alts‎)

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence also Old English ǣl, Old Norse áll.

Noun

āl m

  1. eel
Descendants
  • Middle High German: āl
    • German: Aal
    • Hunsrik: Ool
    • Luxembourgish: Éil

References

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old Norse

Noun

al

  1. inflection of alr:
    1. indefinite accusative singular
    2. indefinite dative singular

Verb

al

  1. second-person singular active imperative of ala

Old Saxon

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Adjective

al

  1. all
Declension


Descendants
  • Middle Low German: al, alle
    • German Low German: all, alle (Münsterländisch; Sauerländisch), olle (Paderbornisch)

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz. Cognate with Old English ǣl, Dutch aal, Old High German āl (German Aal), Old Norse áll (Danish and Swedish ål).

Noun

āl m

  1. eel

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse áll, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːl/

Noun

āl m

  1. eel

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: ål

Polish

Etymology

From German Aal.

Noun

al m anim

  1. (Upper Silesia) eel
    Synonym: węgorz

Further reading

  • al in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese al, from Vulgar Latin *ale, from Latin aliud, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈaɫ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaw/
  • Hyphenation: al

Pronoun

al

  1. (obsolete) everything, the rest
  2. (obsolete) other, another

Synonyms

  • (the rest): o resto
  • (other): outro

Related terms

  • alheio

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin illum, from ille.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Article

al

  1. of (masculine/neuter singular possessive article)

Related terms

  • a (feminine singular)
  • ai (masculine plural)
  • ale (feminine/neuter plural)

See also

  • ăla
  • -l

Saterland Frisian

Adverb

al

  1. already

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Contraction

al

  1. (contraction of a el) at the, to the.

See also

  • del

Further reading

  • “al” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.
  • “al” in Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, primera edición, Real Academia Española, 2005.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish al, from Old Norse ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Danish el, Norwegian older), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

Pronunciation

Noun

al c

  1. alder (tree)

Declension

Anagrams

  • l:a, la

Tatar

Adjective

al

  1. scarlet

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish آل(al), from Proto-Turkic *āl, *Āl (red, crimson). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (āl).

Adjective

al (comparative daha al, superlative en al)

  1. dark red, blood red, crimson
See also
  • kırmızı (red)
  • kızıl (light red)

Noun

al (definite accusative alı, plural allar)

  1. dark red, blood red, crimson
Declension

Descendants

  • Mongolic:
    • Mongolian: ал (al)

See also

References

  • Tokat, Feyza (2014) , “On the Common Words in Mongolian and the Turkish Dialects in Turkey”, in The Journal of International Social Research (Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi)[1], volume 7, issue 32, ISSN 1307-9581, pages 185-198.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Turkic *Āl.

Noun

al

  1. (dated) trick, trap

Etymology 3

See almak.

Verb

al

  1. second-person imperative of almak
Antonyms
  • alma

Venetian

Preposition

al

  1. to the
  2. at the

Article

al m sg

  1. (Belluno) Alternative form of el

Veps

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish alla.

Postposition

al

  1. under, underneath (stationary location)

Related terms

  • alle
  • alpäi

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “под”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from German all and English all.

Adjective

al

  1. each
  2. every

Watubela

Noun

al

  1. water

References

  • Papers from the Fourth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics: FOCAL II (1986)
  • Blust, Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

West Frisian

Determiner

al

  1. all

Inflection

This determiner needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • hielal

Further reading

  • “al”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Adverb

al

  1. already

Further reading

  • “al”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an East Indian tree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)