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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

al

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the attoliter (attolitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 10−18 liters (litres).

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi आल (āl)

NounEdit

al (usually uncountable, plural als)

  1. The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch al.

AdverbEdit

al

  1. already

AdjectiveEdit

al (attributive alle, not comparable)

  1. all; every

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of the preposition a (to) + masculine singular article el (the).

ContractionEdit

al m

  1. to the

BretonEdit

ArticleEdit

al

  1. the

See alsoEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. Contraction of a el. At the; to the.
    Vaig al zoo.
    I go to the zoo.

Usage notesEdit

When el contracts to l' before a vowel, al is not used. For example, Ens veurem a l'aeroport.

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse allr (all).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

al (neuter alt, plural alle)

  1. all
  2. any

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

al

  1. all, all of
    Heb je al het bier opgedronken?
    Did you drink all the beer?
    Van Gogh produceerde al zijn werk gedurende een periode van slechts tien jaar.
    Van Gogh produced all of his work during a period of only ten years.
    Alle olie is uit de tanker gelekt.
    All the oil has leaked out of the tanker.
    Niet alle mensen zijn zo gemeen.
    Not all people are that mean.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of al
uninflected al
inflected alle
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. alle
n. sing. al
plural alle
definite alle
partitive

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

al

  1. already
    Het is al negen uur.
    It's 9 o'clock already.
  2. yet
    Heb je al een kip gekocht?
    Have you bought a chicken yet?

Derived termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

al

  1. even
    Al zou ik het willen...
    Even if I wanted to...

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


EmilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ille (that).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /al/
  • Hyphenation: al

PronounEdit

al (personal)

  1. (nominative case) he
  2. (accusative case) him

Alternative formsEdit

  • Becomes l- before a vowel.
  • Becomes -el when acting as an enclitic (after a consonant).
  • Becomes -l when acting as an enclitic (after a vowel).

Related termsEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

al

  1. to; toward
    Li estas sur sia unua pilgrimo al Mekko.
    He is on his first pilgrimage to Mecca.
    Islamanoj preĝas antaŭantaj al Mekko plurfoje ĉiutage.
    Muslims pray facing toward Mecca several times every day.
  2. to (indicates indirect object)
    Ŝi donis la libron al siaj gepatroj.
    She gave the book to her (own) parents.

Related termsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of French ale, from French aller.

VerbEdit

al

  1. to go
    Synonym: ale

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

al

  1. indefinite accusative singular of alur
  2. indefinite dative singular of alur

IdoEdit

PrepositionEdit

al

  1. Contraction of a la.

Usage notesEdit

This is optional, you can also use a l'...


InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

al

  1. Contraction of a le.

InterlingueEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. Contraction of a li.

IstriotEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. Contraction of a (at) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Che mai pioûn biela duon i’iê veisto al mondo,
      That I haven’t ever seen a more beautiful woman in the world,

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • a (preposition) +‎ il (article)

ContractionEdit

al

  1. at the, to the (+ a masculine noun in singular)

AnagramsEdit


KurdishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

al m

  1. side

NounEdit

al f

  1. flag, banner

SynonymsEdit


LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

a +‎ l

ContractionEdit

al

  1. at or to the (+ a masculine singular noun)

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ald, northern variant of alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz. Cognate with German alt, English old, Dutch oud, West Frisian âld.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

al (masculine alen, neuter aalt, comparative méi al or eeler, superlative am eelsten)

  1. old, aged
    Vun ale Mënsche kann ee villes léieren.
    There’s a lot to learn from old people.
  2. (of food) stale
    Dat aalt Brout kënne mer de Vulle ginn.
    We can give the stale bread to the birds.

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit


MandinkaEdit

PronounEdit

al

  1. you (personal pronoun)

See alsoEdit


Mauritian CreoleEdit

VerbEdit

al

  1. Medial form of ale

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

al

  1. all, all of

AdverbEdit

al

  1. completely

ConjunctionEdit

al

  1. even though, no matter whether

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: al
    • Afrikaans: al
  • Limburgish: al

Further readingEdit

  • al (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • al (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • al (V)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • al (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • al (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • al (IV)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

al

  1. Alternative form of all
    • 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue:
      And smale foweles maken melodye,
      That slepen al the nyght with open eye-
      (So priketh hem Nature in hir corages);
      And many little birds make melody
      That sleep through all the night with open eye
      (So Nature pricks them on to ramp and rage)

DeterminerEdit

al

  1. Alternative form of all
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge.
      And with this he was named, as I believe worthily, an excellent ruly and innocent man in all his living.

NovialEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. contraction of a + li

Old DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *allaz (grown-up).

AdjectiveEdit

al

  1. all

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: al
    • Dutch: al
      • Afrikaans: al
    • Limburgish: al

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ailą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éydʰ-lom, from *h₂eydʰ- (to burn, kindle).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āl n

  1. fire

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*ailida-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 11

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. contraction of a + le (to the)

Old High GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

AdjectiveEdit

al

  1. all
  2. every, each
  3. whole
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence also Old English ǣl, Old Norse áll.

NounEdit

āl m

  1. eel
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old SaxonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

AdjectiveEdit

al

  1. all
DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit
  • Middle Low German: al, alle
    • German Low German: all

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz. Cognate with Old English ǣl, Dutch aal, Old High German āl (German Aal), Old Norse áll (Danish and Swedish ål).

NounEdit

āl m

  1. eel

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse áll, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz.

PronunciationEdit

  This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

NounEdit

āl m

  1. eel

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Aal.

NounEdit

al m anim

  1. (Silesia dialect) eel

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • al in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese al, from Vulgar Latin *ale, from Latin aliud, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

al

  1. (obsolete) everything, the rest
  2. (obsolete) other, another

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illum, from ille.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

al

  1. of (masculine/neuter singular possessive article)
    el este un prieten al meuhe is a friend of mine.

Related termsEdit

  • a (feminine singular)
  • ai (masculine plural)
  • ale (feminine/neuter plural)

See alsoEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

al

  1. already

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

al

  1. (contraction of a el) at the, to the.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish al, from Old Norse ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Danish el, Norwegian older), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

al c

  1. alder (tree)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of al 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative al alen alar alarna
Genitive als alens alars alarnas

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *āl, *Āl (red, crimson). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (āl). Related to alev and almak.

AdjectiveEdit

al (comparative daha al, superlative en al)

  1. dark red, blood red, crimson
See alsoEdit

NounEdit

al (definite accusative alı, plural allar)

  1. dark red, blood red, crimson
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative al
Definite accusative alı
Singular Plural
Nominative al allar
Definite accusative alı alları
Dative ala allara
Locative alda allarda
Ablative aldan allardan
Genitive alın alların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular alım allarım
2nd singular alın alların
3rd singular alı alları
1st plural alımız allarımız
2nd plural alınız allarınız
3rd plural alları alları

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Turkish · renkler (layout · text)
     beyaz, ak      gri, boz      siyah, kara      kahverengi, boz
             yavruağzı              kırmızı, kızıl ; kırmızı, al              turuncu              sarı ; bej
             limon çürüğü              yeşil                           camgöbeği ; turkuaz
             gök, mavi              lacivert              eflatun ; mor              pembe ; mor

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *Āl.

NounEdit

al

  1. (dated) trick, trap

Etymology 3Edit

See almak.

VerbEdit

al

  1. second-person imperative of almak

VerbEdit

al

  1. second-person negative imperative of almamak
AntonymsEdit

VenetianEdit

PrepositionEdit

al

  1. to the
  2. at the

ArticleEdit

al m sg

  1. (Belluno) Alternative form of el

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Related to Finnish alla.

PostpositionEdit

al

  1. under, underneath (stationary location)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “под”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German all and English all.

AdjectiveEdit

al

  1. each
  2. every

WatubelaEdit

NounEdit

al

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

AdverbEdit

al

  1. already

DeterminerEdit

al

  1. all