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

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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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

aal (plural ale, diminutive aaltjie)

  1. eel (fish), (Anguilla anguilla)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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)
    Synonym: paling
  2. elver (young eel)
  3. (rare) padre
Usage notesEdit
  • A distinction is sometimes made between aal meaning a smaller or juvenile eel and paling meaning a large, adult specimen. In some fishing villages in the Netherlands, such as Volendam, only aal is traditionally used. Others use them interchangeably.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch āle, from Old Dutch *alo, from Proto-Germanic *alu, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut-. Doublet of ale.

NounEdit

aal n (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. ale

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch adel, 'mud'.

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aal f (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of aalt.
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GermanEdit

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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)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

aal m

  1. obsolete typography of ål

Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian all, from Proto-West Germanic *all. Cognates include West Frisian al and German all.

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DeterminerEdit

aal (inflected alle)

  1. all, all of

PronounEdit

aal

  1. all, everything
    • 2000, Marron C. Fort, transl., Dät Näie Tästamänt un do Psoolme in ju aasterlauwerfräiske Uurtoal fon dät Seelterlound, Fräislound, Butjoarlound, Aastfräislound un do Groninger Umelounde [The New Testament and the Psalms in the East Frisian language, native to Saterland, Friesland, Butjadingen, East Frisia and the Ommelanden of Groningen], →ISBN, Dät Evangelium ätter Matthäus 1:22:
      Dut aal is geskäin, dät dät uutkume skuul, wät die Here truch dän Profeet kweden häd;
      This all has happened, so that it would come true, what the Lord through the profet has said.

AdverbEdit

aal

  1. always
  2. ever
    Aal deerätterEver since

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “aal”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

ScotsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aal (not comparable)

  1. Shetland form of a' (all)

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SeriEdit

NounEdit

aal (plural aala)

  1. his/her spouse

WolofEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

aal

  1. bad mood

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

aal

  1. Alternative spelling of abal

Yucatec MayaEdit

NounEdit

aal

  1. son or daughter of a woman (only said of a mother or used by her to refer to her children)