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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, from Middle Dutch al, from Old Dutch al, from Proto-West Germanic *all.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Adverb

al

  1. already

Adjective

al (attributive alle, not comparable)

  1. all; every

Conjunction

al

  1. even though, although

Asturian

Contraction

al m sg

  1. Contraction of a el (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 m sg

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

Usage notes

When el contracts to l' before a vowel, al is not used:

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-West Germanic *all.

Pronunciation

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

Determiner

al

  1. all, all of

Inflection

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Negerhollands: al, alda

Related terms

  • alles

Adverb

al

  1. already
  2. yet

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Petjo: al

Conjunction

al

  1. even
    Synonym: 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/
  • Hyphenation: al
  • Audio:

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. (archaic, rare) lower part of something

Declension

Derived terms

References

Further reading

  • al in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • al in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

Icelandic

Noun

al

  1. indefinite accusative/dative singular of alur

Ido

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Preposition

al

  1. Contraction of a la (to the).

Usage notes

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


Ingrian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈal/

Postposition

al (+ genitive)

  1. Alternative form of all

References

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[2], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 135
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 10
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 33

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Preposition

al

  1. Contraction of a le (to the).

Istriot

Contraction

al

  1. Contraction of a el (at 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

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, La, la,

Ladin

Contraction

al m sg

  1. Contraction of a l (at/to the).

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
    Antonym: jonk
  2. (of food) stale
    Antonym: frësch

Declension


Mandinka

Pronoun

al

  1. you (personal pronoun)

See also


Mauritian Creole

Verb

al

  1. Medial form of ale

Michoacán Nahuatl

Noun

al

  1. water

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

Northern Kurdish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Etymology 1

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

Noun

al m

  1. side
    Synonyms: alî, la

Etymology 2

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

Noun

al f

  1. flag, banner
    Synonym: ala

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

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

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

al

  1. imperative of ala

References

  • “al” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Contraction

al m sg

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

Old Dutch

Alternative forms

  • ol

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *all. Cognates include Old High German al and Old Saxon al.

Adjective

al

  1. all, every
  2. whole, entire

Inflection


Adverb

al

  1. completely, wholly

Conjunction

al

  1. even though

Descendants

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

Further reading

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

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-West Germanic *all.

Adjective

al

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

Etymology 2

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

Noun

āl m

  1. eel

Declension

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

References

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old Norse

Noun

al

  1. indefinite accusative/dative singular of alr

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
    Synonym: o resto
  2. (obsolete) other, another
    Synonym: outro

Related terms

  • alheio

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin illum, from ille.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/

Article

al

  1. of (masculine/neuter singular possessive article)
    Coordinate terms: (feminine singular) a, (masculine plural) ai, (feminine/neuter plural) ale

See also

  • ăla
  • -l

Saterland Frisian

Adverb

al

  1. already

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /al/, [al]
  • 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.

Anagrams

  • la

Sumerian

Romanization

al

  1. Romanization of 𒀠 (al)

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

  • IPA(key): /ɑːl/

Noun

al c

  1. alder (tree)

Declension

Anagrams

  • l:a, la

Tatar

Adjective

al

  1. Latin spelling of ал (al)

Turkish

Etymology 1

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

Adjective

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)[4], 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 the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

al

  1. second-person imperative of almak
    Antonym: 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)