RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ăl (uncommon, mostly used as adjective or article)

EtymologyEdit

From the original form, ăl (with an -a added for use as a post-position adjective and pronoun, as with ăsta, acela, acesta), from Latin illum, from ille.

PronunciationEdit

DeclensionEdit

DeterminerEdit

ăla

  1. (informal) that

Usage notesEdit

Ăla is the informal form of acel and is only used in post-position, following a noun in the definite form.

studentul ăla - that student (male)
studenta aia - that student (female)
bărbații ăia - those men
femeile alea - those women

PronounEdit

ăla

  1. (informal) that one
Ăla a spus că vrea să meargă cu noi.That one said he wants to go with us.
Aia e foarte frumoasă.That one is very beautiful.
Ăia sunt cam scumpi.Those are rather expensive.
Alea nu mai au nici o valoare.Those have no value anymore.

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