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3 letters words from 'dal'

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2 letters words from 'dal'

AD 3AL 2
DA 3LA 2

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dal adl dla lda ald lad

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Definitions and meaning of dal

dal

Translingual

Symbol

dal

  1. (metrology) Symbol for decaliter (decalitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 101 liters (litres).

Alternative forms

  • dahl, dhal, daal

Etymology

From Hindi दाल (dāl).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɑːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːl

Noun

dal (countable and uncountable, plural dals)

  1. Any of many dried husked pulses (legume), including peas, beans and lentils.
  2. A dish made from lentils, cooked with spices, tomatoes and onions etc.
  3. A tropical herb with yellow flowers; the pigeon pea.

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • “dal” in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989, →ISBN.

Anagrams

  • ADL, DLA, LAD, LDA, lad

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Middle Dutch dal, from Old Dutch dal, from Proto-Germanic *dalą (valley, dale), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰol-, *dʰel- (an arch, vaulting, curve, curvature, cavity).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [dɑl]

Noun

dal (plural dale)

  1. valley

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *dala, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelh₁- (compare Ancient Greek θάλλω (thállō, to grow, bloom, thrive), Welsh deillio (to emanate, derive)).

Verb

dal (first-person singular past tense dola, participle dalë)

  1. I exit, go out
  2. I leave

Antonyms

  • hyj

References


Bouyei

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta˨˦/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Tai *taːᴬ (maternal grandfather). Cognate with Thai ตา (dtaa), Lao ຕາ (), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Shan တႃ (tǎa), Zhuang da.

Noun

dal

  1. maternal grandfather

Etymology 2

From Proto-Tai *p.taːᴬ (eye). Cognate with Thai ตา (dtaa), Northern Thai ᨲᩣ, Lao ຕາ (), ᦎᦱ (ṫaa), Tai Dam ꪔꪱ, Shan တႃ (tǎa), Aiton တႃ, Ahom 𑜄𑜠 (ta) or 𑜄𑜡 (taa), Southern Kam dal, Zhuang da. Compare Old Chinese (OC *taːʔ, “to see”).

Noun

dal

  1. eye

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈdal]

Verb

dal

  1. masculine singular past participle of dát

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse dalr (valley).

Noun

dal c (singular definite dalen, plural indefinite dale)

  1. dale, valley (elongated depression between hills or mountains)
Inflection

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

dal

  1. imperative of dale

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑl/
  • Rhymes: -ɑl
  • Hyphenation: dal

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch dal, from Old Dutch dal, from Proto-Germanic *dalą.

Noun

dal n (plural dalen, diminutive dalletje n)

  1. valley

Etymology 2

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

Noun

dal m (plural dallen, diminutive dalletje n)

  1. a type of stone to pave the floor with, flagstone

Elfdalian

Noun

dal m

  1. valley

Inflection


Extremaduran

Etymology

From Latin dāre, present active infinitive of (give).

Verb

dal

  1. to give

Gothic

Romanization

dal

  1. Romanization of 𐌳𐌰𐌻

Hungarian

Etymology

An onomatopoeia. It is also possible that it is a back-formation from dalol.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɒl]
  • Rhymes: -ɒl

Noun

dal (plural dalok)

  1. song
    Synonyms: ének, nóta

Declension

Derived terms

References


Icelandic

Noun

dal

  1. indefinite accusative/dative singular of dalur

Italian

Contraction

dal

  1. Contraction of da il; from the
  2. since

Related terms


Ladin

Etymology

From da +‎ l.

Contraction

dal

  1. from the (masculine singular)

Mauritian Creole

Alternative forms

  • dal, dholl

Etymology

From Hindi दाल (dāl).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [dal]

Noun

dal

  1. any of many dried husked pulses (legume), including peas, beans and lentils; dahl
  2. a dish made from lentils, cooked with spices, tomatoes and onions etc.

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch dal, from Proto-Germanic *dalą.

Noun

dal n

  1. valley
  2. dip, lower area in the landscape
  3. hole

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • dālen

Descendants

  • Dutch: dal
  • Limburgish: daal

Further reading

  • “dal”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “dal”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtal/

Adverb

dal

  1. now

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse dalr

Noun

dal m (definite singular dalen, indefinite plural daler, definite plural dalene)

  1. a valley

Derived terms


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse dalr. Akin to English dale.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑːl/

Noun

dal m (definite singular dalen, indefinite plural dalar, definite plural dalane)

  1. a valley

Derived terms

References

  • “dal” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Novial

Contraction

dal

  1. contraction of da + li

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • del, dau, deu

Contraction

dal

  1. Contraction of de + lo

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dalą.

Noun

dal n

  1. valley

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: dal
    • Dutch: dal

Further reading

  • “dal”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English

Alternative forms

  • ġedāl

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dailą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑl/

Noun

dal n

  1. division

Descendants

  • Middle English: dol
    • English: dole

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dalą.

Noun

dal n

  1. valley

Descendants

  • Middle Low German: dal
    • Low German: dal, daal
      • German Low German: Daal

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse dalr, from Proto-Germanic *dalą.

Noun

dal m

  1. valley

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: dal

Papiamentu

Etymology

The conjugation of this verb in Papiamentu follows that of former Dutch verbs.

Therefore more probably from Dutch douwen (push).

And less probably from Spanish dale: da + le ("give it").

Verb

dal

  1. to hit
  2. to beat

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dal/

Noun

dal f

  1. distance

Declension

Further reading

  • dal in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Southern Kam

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ta⁵⁵/

Noun

dal

  1. eye

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish dal, from Old Norse dalr, from Proto-Germanic *dalą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰol-, *dʰel-.

Noun

dal c

  1. valley

Declension

Related terms

  • berg- och dalbana

Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic tal, from Proto-Turkic *tāl, *dal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daɫ/

Noun

dal

  1. branch

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dal/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Brythonic *dalg-, from Proto-Indo-European *delgʰ-. Cognate with Latin indulgeo.

Verb

dal (first-person singular present daliaf)

  1. to catch
  2. to capture
  3. to hold
  4. to continue
Conjugation

Derived terms

  • dalfa
  • yn dal (still, adverb)

Mutation

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective

dal

  1. Soft mutation of tal.

Mutation

References


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Hindi) a kind of Indian edible pea.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)