See also: Ale, alé, alè, alẽ, åle, āle, Alę, and -ale

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

ale

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Aleut.

EnglishEdit

 ale on Wikipedia
 
a pint of ale (1)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ale, from Old English ealu, ealo, from Proto-West Germanic *alu, from Proto-Germanic *alu (compare Dutch aal, Swedish öl), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut- (beer), or *h₂elu- (bitter). Compare Russian ол (ol), Lithuanian alùs, Armenian օղի (ōłi); compare also Latin alum (comfrey), alūta (tawed leather), Ancient Greek ἀλύδοιμος (alúdoimos, bitter).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /eɪl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

NounEdit

ale (countable and uncountable, plural ales)

  1. (dated) A beer made without hops.
  2. A beer produced by so-called warm fermentation and not pressurized.
  3. A festival in English country places, so called from the liquor drunk.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: ale
  • Finnish: ale
  • French: ale

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʌˈle/
  • Hyphenation: a‧le

InterjectionEdit

alé

  1. signifies surprise; wow!

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

BambaraEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ale

  1. him

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

ale

  1. grain

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ale (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive ale alea aleak
ergative alek aleak aleek
dative aleri aleari aleei
genitive aleren alearen aleen
comitative alerekin alearekin aleekin
causative alerengatik alearengatik aleengatik
benefactive alerentzat alearentzat aleentzat
instrumental alez aleaz aleez
inessive aletan alean aleetan
locative aletako aleko aleetako
allative aletara alera aleetara
terminative aletaraino aleraino aleetaraino
directive aletarantz alerantz aleetarantz
destinative aletarako alerako aleetarako
ablative aletatik aletik aleetatik
partitive alerik
prolative aletzat

BuolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qazay.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale

  1. chin

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *a le, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ale

  1. but
    Synonym: avšak

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ale in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ale in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English ale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale m or n (uncountable)

  1. ale

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Finnish halme and Livvi halmeh. From either Proto-Germanic *halmaz or a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian salms and Latvian želmuo.

NounEdit

ale (genitive ale, partitive alet)

  1. slash-and-burn (the technique)
  2. the forest cut down to create new land in slash-and-burn
  3. the land created through slash-and-burn

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of alennusmyynti (sale). Coined by Aarni Penttilä.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑle/, [ˈɑle̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Syllabification: a‧le

NounEdit

ale

  1. (informal) sale (selling of goods at bargain prices)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of ale (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative ale alet
genitive alen alejen
partitive alea aleja
illative aleen aleihin
singular plural
nominative ale alet
accusative nom. ale alet
gen. alen
genitive alen alejen
aleinrare
partitive alea aleja
inessive alessa aleissa
elative alesta aleista
illative aleen aleihin
adessive alella aleilla
ablative alelta aleilta
allative alelle aleille
essive alena aleina
translative aleksi aleiksi
instructive alein
abessive aletta aleitta
comitative aleineen
Possessive forms of ale (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person aleni alemme
2nd person alesi alenne
3rd person alensa
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English ale.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈei̯l/, [ˈe̞i̯l]
  • Rhymes: -eil
  • Syllabification: ale

NounEdit

ale

  1. ale (type of beer)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of ale (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative ale alet
genitive alen alejen
partitive alea aleja
illative aleen aleihin
singular plural
nominative ale alet
accusative nom. ale alet
gen. alen
genitive alen alejen
aleinrare
partitive alea aleja
inessive alessa aleissa
elative alesta aleista
illative aleen aleihin
adessive alella aleilla
ablative alelta aleilta
allative alelle aleille
essive alena aleina
translative aleksi aleiksi
instructive alein
abessive aletta aleitta
comitative aleineen
Possessive forms of ale (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person aleni alemme
2nd person alesi alenne
3rd person alensa

In speech, type 5 (risti) is normally used, giving for instance nominative singular eil, genitive eilin, partitive eiliä, nominative plural eilit and genitive plural eilien.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale f (plural ales)

  1. ale
    • 1884, Joris-Karl Huysmans, chapter XI, in À rebours [Against the Grain]:
      [] il mangea un rosbif aux pommes et s'enfourna deux pintes d’ale, excité par ce petit goût de vacherie musquée que dégage cette fine et pâle bière.
      He ate roast beef with apples and put away two pints of ale, excited by the little taste of musky trickery given off by this fine, pale beer.

Further readingEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin āla.

NounEdit

ale f (plural alis)

  1. wing

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French aller (go).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ale

  1. go
    Synonym: al

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.le/
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: à‧le

NounEdit

ale f

  1. (poetic) plural of ala; wings.

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ale

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of alō

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *a le, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ale

  1. but

Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “ale”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “ale”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Lule SamiEdit

VerbEdit

ale

  1. second-person singular imperative of ij

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French aller.

VerbEdit

ale (medial form al)

  1. To go

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Old Dutch *alo, from Proto-West Germanic *alu.

NounEdit

āle n

  1. ale

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ealu, from Proto-West Germanic *alu, from Proto-Germanic *alu, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale (plural ales)

  1. ale (beverage)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈale/

VerbEdit

ale

  1. second-person singular imperative of ii

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

ale (present tense el or aler, past tense ol or alte, supine ale or alt, past participle alen or alt, present participle alande, imperative al)

  1. Alternative form of ala

AnagramsEdit


PolishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *a le, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos. For the particle use, compare Hungarian de.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ale

  1. but (contrastive conjunction)
    Synonyms: chociaż, jednak, lecz, niemniej, tylko, mimo że
    Grałem dobrze, ale przegrałem.I played well, but I lost.
  2. (with nie tylko) not only … but also
    Synonym: nie tylko … lecz …
    Jesteś nie tylko głupi, ale też naiwny!You're not only stupid, but also naive!

ParticleEdit

ale

  1. (colloquial) used at the beginning of a sentence for emphasis
    Synonyms: ależ, ale to
    Ale masz piękną sukienkę!You have such a beautiful dress!
    Ale ta zupa jest dobra!This soup is so good!
  2. used at the beginning of a sentence; similar in meaning to the English "hey, not so fast", especially when used multiple times
    Ale, ale! Jeszcze z tobą nie skończyłem!Hey, not so fast! I'm not quite done with you yet!
  3. (with bo) even though, despite
    Stary, bo stary, ale mocny.He very well may be old, but he's still strong.
Derived termsEdit
particles

NounEdit

ale n

  1. (colloquial) but
    żadnych ale!No buts!

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English ale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale n

  1. ale
    Hypernym: piwo

Further readingEdit

  • ale in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ale in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

ale

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of alar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of alar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of alar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of alar

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

ale

  1. of (feminine/neuter plural possessive article)
    sunt ale mele aici?are mine here?

See alsoEdit

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *a li, *a le.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /âle/
  • Hyphenation: a‧le

ConjunctionEdit

ȁle (Cyrillic spelling а̏ле)

  1. (Kajkavian) but
  2. (Kajkavian) however

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English ale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale f (plural ales)

  1. ale (intoxicating liquor)

Usage notesEdit

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.


TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧le
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔale/

NounEdit

ale

  1. (colloquial) term of address for a woman
  2. aunt
    Synonyms: tita, tiya, tiyang, tiyahin, inain
  3. stepmother
    Synonyms: inang-panguman, inain, madrastra, tiya, tiyang, tiyahin

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TarantinoEdit

NounEdit

ale

  1. wing (of a bird etc)

TernateEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ale

  1. (transitive) to coil

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of ale
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toale foale miale
2nd noale niale
3rd Human oalem, moalef iale, yoale
Non-human iale iale, yoale
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *a le, from Proto-Indo-European *ályos.

ConjunctionEdit

ale

  1. but

West MakianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ale

  1. bait

ReferencesEdit

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary"[2], Pacific linguistics

YorubaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àlè

  1. concubine, side chick
    Synonym: wáhàrì
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àlè

  1. (Ondo) in-law
    Synonym: àna