See also: Aal, AAL, aʼal, a'al, and ål

EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

aal (plural aals)

  1. The Indian mulberry or noni (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria), a shrub found in Southeast Asia, the East Indies and the Pacific islands as far as French Polynesia.
  2. A reddish dyestuff obtained from the roots of the East Indian shrubs Morinda citrifolia and Morinda tinctoria.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch âel, from Old Dutch *āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz.

NounEdit

aal m (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. eel (fish), (Anguilla anguilla)
  2. elver (young eel)
  3. (rare) padre
Usage notesEdit

Aal is the original word for eel used in the present-day Netherlands, while the word paling came from Belgium. Paling is also in use in the Netherlands, but certain fishing villages in the Netherlands such as Volendam will always use aal when referring to eel. In some regions aal always denotes a juvenile whereas paling is exclusively used for adult specimen.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch āle. Doublet of ale.

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aal n (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. ale

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch adel, 'mud'.

NounEdit

aal f (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of aalt.
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VerbEdit

aal

  1. singular imperative of aalen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of aalen

MidobEdit

NounEdit

aal

  1. mouth

ReferencesEdit

  • Insights Into Nilo-Saharan Language, History and Culture: Proceedings of the 9th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum, 16-19 February 2004 (Al-Amin Abu-Manga, Leoma G. Gilley, Anne Storch; 2006)
  • starling.rinet.ru (as áːl)

ScotsEdit

DeterminerEdit

aal

  1. Alternative form of a'

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aal (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

NounEdit

aal (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

SeriEdit

NounEdit

aal (plural aala)

  1. his/her spouse

WolofEdit

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aal

  1. bad mood

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

aal

  1. Alternative spelling of abal