Last modified on 2 August 2014, at 11:43
See also: Tal, taal, tall, tál, and tâl

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

tal

  1. willow

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tal.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tal n (singular definite tallet, plural indefinite tal)

  1. number
  2. figure
  3. digit
  4. numeral
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See tale.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /taːl/, [tˢæːˀl]

VerbEdit

tal

  1. Imperative of tale.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

tal

  1. (~ van) numerous, many, lots
    Je hebt tal van mogelijkheden - You have lots of possibilities

NounEdit

tal n (plural tallen)

  1. number

Usage notesEdit

Tal is almost never used to say 'number', getal and nummer are used instead.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tal n (genitive singular tals, plural tøl)

  1. number
  2. (grammar) number

DeclensionEdit

n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tal talið tøl tølini
Accusative tal talið tøl tølini
Dative tali talinum tølum tølunum
Genitive tals talsins tala talanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tal n (genitive singular tals, nominative plural töl)

  1. speech, talk, the act of talking
  2. a conversation
  3. count, number
    Mennirnir voru hundrað talsins.
    The men were a hundred all told.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


KurdishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tal

  1. sour

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tal

  1. rafsi of talsa.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

NounEdit

tal n (definite singular talet, indefinite plural tal, definite plural tala)

  1. number, numeral

NovialEdit

DeterminerEdit

tal

  1. Shortened form of tali

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *dalą, whence also Old English dæl, Old Norse dalr.

NounEdit

tal n

  1. valley

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *talą (number, speech). Cognate with Old English tæl, Old Saxon gital.

PronunciationEdit

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈtal/

NounEdit

tal n (genitive tals, plural tǫl)

  1. a talk, parley, conversation
    • Ólafs saga Helga 87, in 1830, Þ. Guðmundsson, C. C. Rafn, Þ. Helgason, Fornmanna sögur, Volume IV. Copenhagen, page 196:
      [] kom hún enn til konúngs, ok sátu þau jarl öll samt á tali, []
      [] but she came to the king, and yet sat all the jarls in talks, []
  2. speech, language
    • Stjórn 61, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 204:
      Sneri hann þa nafni Josephs ok kalladi hann heimsins hialpara upp aa Egiptalandz tal ok tungu.
      He turned then, speaking Joseph's name and calling him home for help in speech and tongue of Egyptian lands.
  3. a tale, number, enumeration
    • Barlaams Saga 137, in 1851, R. Keyser, C. R. Unger, Barlaams ok Josaphats saga. Christiania, page 133:
      Hon er oc i tale með oðrum himintunglum, []
      She is in that number with other heavenly bodies, []
  4. (especially in compounds) a tale, list, series
    • Gulaþings-lög 301, in 1846, E. Hertzberg, Norges gamle love indtil 1387, Volume I. Christiania, page 99:
      [] þa ſkolo fara a þing oc bioða ſic i tal með oðrom monnom.
      [] then shall go to the Thing and enter the lists with other men.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • tala (talk, speech)
  • tala (to talk, speak)
  • tali (teller, counter)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: tal n
  • Elfdalian: tal n
  • Faroese: tal n
  • Icelandic: tal n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tal n
  • Swedish: tal n (Old Swedish tal)

ReferencesEdit

  • tal in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • tal in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

PolishEdit

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tal m

  1. thallium (chemical element, Tl, atomic number 81)

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tal, from Latin tālis, from Proto-Indo-European *tód (demonstrative pronoun). Displaced collateral form atal.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tal

  1. such

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tālis. Compare French tel.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tal m, f (plural tales)

  1. such

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tal n

  1. (mathematics) number
    reellt tal
    real number
  2. (school) An exercise involving calculations given to the pupil, especially at lower levels.
    Hur många tal fick ni i matteläxa idag?
    How many maths exercise did you have as homework today?
  3. speech; the ability to use vocalizations to communicate
  4. speech; a long oral message given publicly

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tal

  1. tall

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tal dal nhal thal

AntonymsEdit