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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

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alga (plural algae)

  1. (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, including the seaweeds, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose biochemistry and forms are very diverse, some being eukaryotic.

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  • Algaes is a non-standard plural.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

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alga f (plural algues)

  1. alga

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

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NounEdit

alga f (genitive singular algu, plural algur)

  1. alga

DeclensionEdit

Declension of alga
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative alga algan algur algurnar
accusative algu alguna algur algurnar
dative algu alguni algum algunum
genitive algu algunnar alga alganna

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

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NounEdit

alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English alga, from Latin alga.

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alga m (genitive singular alga, nominative plural algaí)

  1. (biology) alga
    Synonym: feamainn

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
alga n-alga halga not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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alga f (plural alghe)

  1. seaweed
  2. alga

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *alg-, *alǵ- (to be dirty, be slimy; frog; duckweed). Cognate with Norwegian dialectal alka (to dirty, soil), Norwegian ulk (frog, slime), Low German ulk (frog).

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alga f (genitive algae); first declension

  1. Seaweed; plants that grow in freshwater.
  2. (figuratively) Something of little worth.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alga algae
Genitive algae algārum
Dative algae algīs
Accusative algam algās
Ablative algā algīs
Vocative alga algae

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LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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alga f (4th declension)

  1. salary, wage
  2. reward
  3. pay
    algu sarakstspay bill

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LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂elgʷʰ-eh₂, from *h₂elgʷʰ-. Cognate with Latvian àlga (salary), Old Prussian ālgas (salary, Gsg.), Ancient Greek ἀλφή (alphḗ, gain, profit), Sanskrit अर्घ (arghá, worth, value, price).

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algà f stress pattern 4

  1. pay, salary

Old SpanishEdit

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From Latin algam, accusative of alga.

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alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga, seaweed
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 50r.
      […] Et la ſu olor es como de alga marina. ¬ dend toma eſte nóbre
      […] Its smell is like that of seaweed, thus the name it has been given.

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PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: al‧ga

NounEdit

alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms similar to plants or bacteria)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

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alga f (Cyrillic spelling алга)

  1. alga

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin alga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈalɡa/, [ˈalɣa]

NounEdit

alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga

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