See also: Alb, ALB, alb., and Alb.

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EnglishEdit

 
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An alb, stole and maniple.

EtymologyEdit

Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from Latin albus(white).

NounEdit

alb ‎(plural albs)

  1. A long white robe worn by priests and other ministers at religious ceremonies, underneath most of the other vestments.
    • 1978, Jane Gardam, God on the Rocks, Abacus 2014, p. 131:
      ‘The confidence of the very rich,’ thought Father Carter watching Binkie shaking out albs and cottas and calling rather loudly to the organist.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus.

AdjectiveEdit

alb m ‎(feminine alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albes)

  1. (poetic) white

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Middle High GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German alp, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

NounEdit

alb m ‎(plural elbe or elber)

  1. elf
  2. friendly spirit, ghostly being, genius, or fairy

Usage notesEdit

  • Used through the 13th century.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races Series, Volume 2 Eddic, Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus, from Proto-Italic *alβos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élbʰos, *álbʰos, *albʰós(white).

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AdjectiveEdit

alb m, n ‎(feminine singular albă, masculine plural albi, feminine and neuter plural albe)

  1. white
  2. (figuratively) clean, pure, immaculate

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alb m ‎(plural albi)

  1. the color white
  2. white person

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albus.

AdjectiveEdit

alb m (feminine singular alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albas)

  1. (Vallader) white

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
  • (Surmiran) neir