See also: Staal and stål

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch staal, from Middle Dutch stael, from Old Dutch stāl, from earlier *stahal, from Proto-Germanic *stahlą.

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NounEdit

staal (uncountable)

  1. steel (alloy of iron and other elements, often carbon)

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /staːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: staal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch stael, from Old Dutch stāl, from earlier *stahal, from Proto-Germanic *stahlą.

Cognate with German Stahl, Danish stål, Icelandic stál, English steel, West Frisian stiel.

NounEdit

staal n (uncountable)

  1. steel
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  • Afrikaans: staal

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch stael, from Old French estal, from Frankish *stalo, from Proto-Germanic *stalô (staff). See also steel.

NounEdit

staal n (plural stalen, diminutive staaltje n)

  1. sample
    staal zonder waarde
    worthless sample

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