See also: Hol, hól, hòl, hol., hol-, hol', hôľ, høl, and höl

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch hol, from Middle Dutch hol, from Old Dutch *hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol (plural holle, diminutive holletjie)

  1. A hole, a hollow, a cavity.

AdjectiveEdit

hol (attributive hol, comparative holler, superlative holste)

  1. hollow

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz. Cognate with German hohl, Dutch hol, Saterland Frisian hol, English hollow, Icelandic holur, Westrobothnian hȯhl.

AdjectiveEdit

hol

  1. (Uri) hollow

ReferencesEdit


BouyeiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol

  1. garlic

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hol

  1. second-person singular imperative of holit

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch hol, from Old Dutch *hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą.

NounEdit

hol n (plural holen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A hole, hollow, cavity
  2. (nautical) A cargo hold
  3. (vulgar) An anus, arsehole; both anatomical senses of butt
    Je hol zul je zelf moeten schoonmaken.
    You'll have to clean up your arse yourself.
  4. (by extension) Any other bodily cavity that resembles a hole
  5. An artificial opening such as a slit
  6. burrow (a hole or tunnel dug by a small animal, like a rabbit, used as a dwelling)
  7. (figuratively) An unsanitary and/or unpleasant place; shithole
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: hol
  • Negerhollands: hol
  • Papiamentu: hòl

AdjectiveEdit

hol (comparative holler, superlative holst)

  1. hollow, having an empty space inside
InflectionEdit
Inflection of hol
uninflected hol
inflected holle
comparative holler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial hol holler het holst
het holste
indefinite m./f. sing. holle hollere holste
n. sing. hol holler holste
plural holle hollere holste
definite holle hollere holste
partitive hols hollers
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Deverbal from hollen.

NounEdit

hol m (plural hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A run, the action running
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Unknown, perhaps cognate with English hill. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

hol f (plural hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A small height in the landscape, such as
    1. a hill (like the Utrecht city wall ruins)
    2. a sloping road (as in Rotterdam)

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

hol

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hollen
  2. imperative of hollen

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą, noun-derivation from *hulaz (hollow), from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-, *kewH- (hollow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol n (genitive singular hols, plural hol)

  1. hole
  2. cave
  3. (dentistry) cavity

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hol
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hol holið hol holini
accusative hol holið hol holini
dative holi holinum holum holunum
genitive hols holsins hola holanna

HungarianEdit

Table of Correlatives (cf. H. demonstrative adverbs)
question same every-/all no- relative some any else
this that ugyan mind(en)- se(m/n)- a- + qu. vala  akár
bár
más
who ki ő u mindenki senki aki v a b m
what mi ez az u u minden semmi ami/amely v a b m
which melyik mindegyik
mind
semelyik
egyik sem
amelyik v a b m
how hogy(an)
miként
így úgy u u mindenhogy
mindenhogyan
sehogy(an)
semmiképpen
ahogy/mint
ahogyan
v
v
a b
a b
m/m
m/m
whatlike
what kind
milyen
miféle
ilyen
efféle
olyan
afféle
u u mindenféle semmilyen
semmiféle
amilyen v
v
a b
a b
m
m/m
where hol itt ott u u mindenhol
mindenütt
sehol ahol v a b m
m
from wh. honnan innen onnan u u mindenhonnan sehonnan ahonnan v a b m
to where hova
hová
ide oda u u mindenhova
mindenhová
sehova
sehová
ahova
ahová
v
v
a b
a b
m
m
from
which way
merről erről arról u u mindenfelől semerről amerről v a b m
which way merre erre arra u u mindenfelé semerre amerre v a b m
why miért ezért azért u u mindenért semmiért amiért v a b m
how many hány ennyi annyi u u mind
az összes
sehány ahány v a b
how much mennyi semennyi amennyi v a b
what extent mennyire ennyire annyira u u (teljesen) semennyire amennyire v a b
what size mekkora ekkora akkora u u (az egész) semekkora amekkora v a b
what time mikor ekkor akkor u u mindig soha/sose(m)
sohase(m)
amikor v a b m
how long
how far
meddig eddig addig u u (végig)* semeddig ameddig v a b
*: Mindeddig/-addig mean “up until this/that point” (= egészen eddig/addig).
Csak following relative pronouns expresses “-ever”, e.g. aki csak (whoever);
is after “any” pronouns emphasizes “no matter”: akármit is (no matter what).

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *ku.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hol

  1. (interrogative) where?
    Synonym: merre? (see also its Usage notes)
    • 1825, Mihály Vörösmarty, Zalán futása,[1] canto 1, lines 5–6, translation by Watson Kirkconnell and Adam Makkai:
      Hol vagyon, aki merész ajakát hadi dalnak eresztvén, / A riadó vak mélységet fölverje szavával, []
      Where is the one who, with lips all bold, could thunder a war-song / rousing the gloom of the deep and unsighty abysses, []

Derived termsEdit

Compound words

ConjunctionEdit

hol

  1. nownow, sometimessometimes, eitheror
    Hol itt, hol ott bukkant ki egy delfin a vízből.Sometimes here, sometimes there, a dolphin would pop out of the water.
    Mindig van valami: hol áramszünet, hol csőtörés.There’s always something: either it’s a blackout or a burst pipe.
    Hol volt, hol nem volt, volt egyszer egy király.Once upon a time there was a king. (literally, “now there was, now there wasn’t…”)

Further readingEdit

  • hol in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz (hollow).

AdjectiveEdit

hol

  1. hollow, empty
  2. concave, sunken
  3. holey (full of holes)
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (whole)

NounEdit

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (whole)

AdverbEdit

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (wholly)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

hol (plural hols)

  1. Alternative form of hole (hole)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

hol (plural hols)

  1. Alternative form of hole (hull)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hóll.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol m (definite singular holen, indefinite plural holer, definite plural holene)

  1. a low hillock, a mound in a bog or on a flat

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse holr.

AdjectiveEdit

hol (masculine and feminine hol, neuter holt, definite singular and plural hole, comparative holere, indefinite superlative holest, definite superlative holeste)

  1. alternative form of hul

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse hol.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol n (definite singular holet, indefinite plural hol, definite plural hola or holene)

  1. form removed by a 2021 spelling decision; superseded by høl

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse holr, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz.

AdjectiveEdit

hol (masculine and feminine hol, neuter holt, definite singular and plural hole, comparative holare, indefinite superlative holast, definite superlative holaste)

  1. hollow

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hol. Akin to English hole and German Höhle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol n (definite singular holet, indefinite plural hol, definite plural hola)

  1. alternative spelling of hòl

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse hóll.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol m (definite singular holen, indefinite plural holar, definite plural holane)

  1. alternative spelling of hól

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *hol (hollow space, cavity)

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hol n

  1. hole

Usage notesEdit

Hol refers only to a hole in the ground. For any other kind of hole, þȳrel is used.

DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hōlą (vain speech, slander, calumny), from Proto-Indo-European *kēl-, *ḱēl- (invocation; to beguile, feign, charm, cajole, deceive).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hōl n

  1. calumny; slander
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, German Lexicon Project.
      Ðæs dēopne āþ Drihten āswōr and ðone mid sōðe swylce gefrymede ðæt hē hine for hōle ǣr ne āswōre gehēt Dauide swā hē him dyde syððan.(please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hol, whence also Old English hol, Old Norse holr.

AdjectiveEdit

hol

  1. hollow

NounEdit

hol n

  1. hollow

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: hol

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hulą.

NounEdit

hol n

  1. a hole
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

hol

  1. strong feminine nominative singular of holr
  2. strong neuter nominative/accusative plural of holr

ReferencesEdit

  • hol in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /xɔl/

Etymology 1Edit

From English hall, from Proto-Germanic *hallō. Doublet of hala (concourse, hall).

NounEdit

hol m inan (diminutive holik)

  1. hall, hallway
  2. lobby
    Synonyms: kuluar, lobby
  3. vestibule, anteroom
    Synonyms: przedsionek, przysienie, sień

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from holować,[1] from German holen.[2]

NounEdit

hol m inan

  1. haul, tow

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French hall.

NounEdit

hol n (plural holuri)

  1. hall
  2. lobby

DeclensionEdit


Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian hol, from Proto-West Germanic *hol. Cognates include German hohl and West Frisian hol.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hol (inflected holle, comparative holler, superlative holst)

  1. hollow

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “hol”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English hall.

NounEdit

hol

  1. hall

SynonymsEdit


UzbekEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic ҳол
Roman hol
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

NounEdit

hol (plural hollar)

  1. (grammar) adverb

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

hol

  1. to bawl

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith