See also: égal

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English egal, from Old French egal, igal, from Latin aequālis. Doublet of equal and aequalis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

egal (comparative more egal, superlative most egal)

  1. (obsolete) Equal; impartial.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French égal.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

egal (neuter egalt, plural and definite singular attributive egale)

  1. Uniform or smooth/even; regular or straight

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French égal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈɡaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

AdjectiveEdit

egal (strong nominative masculine singular egaler, comparative egaler, superlative am egalsten)

  1. (usually predicative only) all the same, unimportant
    Synonyms: gleichgültig, gleich
    Das ist mir egal.That's all the same to me.
    Es könnte mir gar nicht egaler sein.I couldn't care less.
  2. (dated, still used by some older speakers) the same, matching, alike
    Das sind zwei egale Hemden.These are two matching shirts.

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AdverbEdit

egal

  1. no matter
    Synonym: gleich
    Egal, was du sagst: ich bleibe dabei.
    No matter what you say: my opinion won't change.

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • wumpe (colloquial, dialectal)

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French égal (equal).

AdjectiveEdit

egal

  1. equal

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French egal, igal, from Latin aequālis. Doublet of equal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːɡaːl/, /ɛˈɡaːl/

AdjectiveEdit

egal

  1. equal, equivalent
  2. proportionate; sufficient, adequate, fit, fitting
  3. impartial, just, fair

DescendantsEdit

  • English: egal (obsolete)

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Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aequālis. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French egal.

AdjectiveEdit

egal

  1. the same; equal

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French égal, from Latin aequālis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

egal m or n (feminine singular egală, masculine plural egali, feminine and neuter plural egale)

  1. equal, even

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

egal

  1. equally, evenly

NounEdit

egal m (plural egali, feminine equivalent egală)

  1. an equal, a match

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French égal, from Latin aequālis.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

ègāl, egȃl (Cyrillic spelling ѐга̄л, ега̑л)

  1. (regional, indeclinable) equal, same
    Sad smo egal
    Now we are equal, even steven

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AdverbEdit

ègāl, egȃl (Cyrillic spelling ѐга̄л, ега̑л)

  1. (regional) equally, same

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