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NounEdit

äl

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

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LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Estonian häll.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

äl

  1. cradle
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      laps äl
      a child's cradle
      sūr äl
      cradle suspended by ropes (lit. "big cradle")
      mäddõn vȯļ dēļist nēļakaņțlimi äl tīedõd
      we had a rectangular cradle made from wooden planks
  2. a swing, swings

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äl

  1. toward, towards

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ala, from Proto-Germanic *alaną (to nourish, grow,) from Proto-Indo-European *al- (to grow.)

VerbEdit

äl (preterite ol, supine älä, passive äläs or aläs)

  1. (transitive) To feed, breed, produce; of lower animals that rapidly multiply; deprecating of people.

VerbEdit

äl (preterite älä)

  1. (transitive) To propagate, breed.
    Ji fikk mäg nager Islan(d)s pära i fjol, å nu ha dem älä å säg helä tunna
    I got me some Icelandic potatoes last year, and now they have multiplied a whole barrelǃ

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