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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened from alcohol.

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin oleum (oil, olive oil), from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil).

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. Indicating an oily substance
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AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) -ol

Derived termsEdit

Category Danish words suffixed with -ol not found


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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alcohol.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) -ol

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

-o- +‎ -l

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the second-person singular present tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    olvas (to read)olvasol (you read, you are reading)
  2. (verb suffix) Added to a noun to form a verb.
    titok (secret)titkol (to hide, conceal)

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -sz added to verbs not in the categories listed below
    vár (to wait)vársz (you wait, you are waiting)
    -asz added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    hall (to hear)hallasz (you hear, you are hearing)
    tanít (to teach)tanítasz (you teach, you are teaching)
    -esz added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    dönt (to decide)döntesz (you decide, you are deciding)
    segít (to help)segítesz (you help, you are helping)
    -ol added to back vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    olvas (to read)olvasol (you read, you are reading)
    -el added to unrounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    vesz (to buy)veszel (you buy, you are buying)
    -öl added to rounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    főz (to cook)főzöl (you cook, you are cooking)
  • (verb suffix) Variants:
    -l is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-. Final long vowels may shorten, e.g. űü.
    -ol is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -al is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ál is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-a-l-.

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. Used to form suffixes (usually from verbs) denoting inclination or tendency toward (compare Modern English -ative)
    sprecol (talkative)
    nǣmel (receptive)
    hetol (hostile)
  2. apt to, able to
    meagol (mighty, impressive; earnest; capable, possible)

PolishEdit

SuffixEdit

-ol m pers

  1. (organic chemistry) forms names of alcohols
  2. forms derogatory masculine nouns referring to people

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WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh -awl, from Proto-Brythonic *-ǫl, from Proto-Celtic *-ālos, reinforced by Latin -ālis.

SuffixEdit

-ol

  1. added to nouns to form adjectives

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