See also: Oral, orał, and орал

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin ōrālis, from Latin ōs (mouth), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁óh₃s.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the mouth.
    oral hygiene
  2. Spoken rather than written.
    an oral presentation
    an oral French exam

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NounEdit

oral (plural orals)

  1. (countable) A spoken test or examination, particularly in a language class.
    We've got our Spanish oral tomorrow.
  2. (countable) A physical examination of the mouth.
  3. (uncountable, informal) Oral sex.
    I gave my boyfriend oral for the first time on his birthday.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch overal, from Middle Dutch overal, from Old Dutch overal.

AdverbEdit

oral

  1. everywhere

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CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (masculine and feminine plural orals)

  1. oral

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

oral

  1. masculine singular past participle of orat

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ōrālis, from ōs (mouth).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (feminine singular orale, masculine plural oraux, feminine plural orales)

  1. oral

NounEdit

oral m (plural oraux)

  1. an oral exam, a viva, a viva voce

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin os, oris (mouth) + -al

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the mouth.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • oral in Duden online

InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (not comparable)

  1. oral (pertaining to the mouth)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin oralis

AdjectiveEdit

oral m or f (plural orais, comparable)

  1. oral

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

oral m (Cyrillic spelling орал)

  1. Obsolete spelling of orao

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin os, oris (mouth) + -al

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oral (plural orales)

  1. oral

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