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See also: Alb, ALB, and Alb.

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from Latin albus (white).

NounEdit

alb (plural albs)

  1. A long white robe worn by priests and other ministers at religious ceremonies, underneath most of the other vestments.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus.

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alb m (feminine alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albes)

  1. (poetic) white

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Middle High GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German alp, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

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alb m (plural elbe or elber)

  1. elf
  2. friendly spirit, ghostly being, genius, or fairy

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  • Used through the 13th century.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races Series, Volume 2 Eddic, Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus, from Proto-Italic *alβos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élbʰos, *álbʰos, *albʰós (white).

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alb 4 nom/acc forms

  1. white
  2. (figuratively) clean, pure, immaculate

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alb m (plural albi)

  1. the color white
  2. white person

RomanschEdit

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus.

AdjectiveEdit

alb m (feminine alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albas)

  1. (Vallader) white

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
  • (Surmiran) neir