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tala

See also: tāla and tālā

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar

NounEdit

tala (plural talas)

  1. The currency of Samoa, divided into 100 sene.

Etymology 2Edit

Sanskrit ताल (tālà)

NounEdit

tala

  1. (music) A rhythmic pattern in Indian music.

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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

NounEdit

tala f (genitive singular talu, plural talur)

  1. talk, conversation
DeclensionEdit
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tala talan talur talurnar
Accusative talu taluna talur talurnar
Dative talu taluni talum talunum
Genitive talu talunnar tala talanna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

VerbEdit

at tala (third person singular past indicative talaði, supine talað)

  1. to speak
ConjugationEdit

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. third-person singular past historic of taler

IcelandicEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count). Cognate with Dutch taal (language, speech), English tale (number) (from Middle English, from Old English talu (tale, series, calculation, list, statement, deposition, relation, communication, narrative, fable, story, accusation, action at law)), German Zahl (number, figure), Danish tale (speech), Latin dolus (guile, deceit, fraud), Ancient Greek [script needed] (dólos, wile, bait), Old Armenian տող (toł, row). Related to tell, talk.

NounEdit

tala f (genitive singular tölu, nominative plural tölur)

  1. a short address, a speech
  2. button
    Það á ekki að hneppa neðstu tölunni.
    You are not supposed to button the lowest button.
  3. number
    Milljón er stór tala.
    A million is a big number.
  4. (grammar) number
    Í hvaða tölu er orðið ‚hestur‘?Það er í eintölu.
    What number is the word ‘horse’? — It is singular.
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

VerbEdit

tala (third-person singular past indicative talaði, supine talað)

  1. to talk
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IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tala

  1. such, such a

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

tala n

  1. definite plural of tal

RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali তালা (tālā).

NounEdit

tala

  1. lock

SpanishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See talar (verb).

NounEdit

tala f (uncountable)

  1. (forestry) felling, cutting down

VerbEdit

tala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of talar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of talar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of talar.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Quechua tara.

NounEdit

tala m (plural talas)

  1. (trees) tala (Celtis tala, a South American tree).

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tala (present talar, preterite talade, supine talat, imperative tala)

  1. to speak; to utter words; to tell
  2. to talk (to someone)
  3. to make a speech

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Usage notesEdit

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragement to speak up.


TagalogEdit

NounEdit

tala

  1. star

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WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (third-person singular present/future; second-person singular imperative): tâl

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. second-person singular imperative of talu
  2. (literary) third-person singular present / future of talu
  3. (colloquial) first-person singular future of talu

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tala dala nhala thala