See also: Tala, tala', talá, tála, tāla, tālā, tåla, and ťala

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar.

NounEdit

tala (plural talas)

  1. The currency of Samoa, divided into 100 sene.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit ताल (tālá).

NounEdit

tala (plural talas)

  1. (music) A rhythmic pattern in Indian music.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Mongolic origin[1]. Ultimately from Proto-Mongolic *tala, *tal-b- (steppe, open place)[2], whence also Modern Mongolian тала (tala).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tɑˈɫɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

NounEdit

tala (definite accusative talanı, plural talalar)

  1. open place in a forest, meadow, glade

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Caferoğlu, A. (1954). Azerbaycan ve Anadolu Ağızlarındaki Moğolca Unsurlar. Türk Dili Araştırmaları Yıllığı-Belleten, 2, 1-10.
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*tala, *tal-b-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From talar.

PronunciationEdit

(Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈta.lə/

NounEdit

tala f (plural tales)

  1. felling, woodcutting
  2. destruction

VerbEdit

tala

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of talar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of talar

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

NounEdit

tala f (genitive singular talu, plural talur)

  1. talk, conversation
DeclensionEdit
Declension of tala
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tala talan talur talurnar
accusative talu taluna talur talurnar
dative talu taluni talum talunum
genitive talu talunnar tala talanna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

VerbEdit

tala (third person singular past indicative talaði, third person plural past indicative talað, supine talað)

  1. to speak
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of tala (group v-30)
infinitive tala
supine talað
participle (a6)1 talandi talaður
present past
first singular tali talaði
second singular talar talaði
third singular talar talaði
plural tala talaðu
imperative
singular tala!
plural talið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. third-person singular past historic of taler

IcelandicEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count). Cognate with Dutch taal (language, speech), English tale (number) (from Middle English, from Old English talu (calculation; story)), German Zahl (number, figure), Danish tale (speech), Latin dolus (guile, deceit, fraud), Ancient Greek δόλος (dólos, wile, bait), Old Armenian տող (toł, row). Related to tell, talk.

NounEdit

tala f (genitive singular tölu, nominative plural tölur)

  1. a short address, a speech
  2. button
    Það á ekki að hneppa neðstu tölunni.
    You are not supposed to fasten the lowest button.
  3. number
    Milljón er stór tala.
    A million is a big number.
  4. (grammar) number
    Í hvaða tölu er orðið ‚hestur‘? — Það er í eintölu.
    What number is the word ‘horse’? — It is singular.
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

VerbEdit

tala

  1. to talk
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French telItalian taleSpanish tal.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tala

  1. such, like: of that kind

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit ताल (tāla).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ala]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

NounEdit

tala (first-person possessive talaku, second-person possessive talamu, third-person possessive talanya)

  1. (music) tune.
  2. (music) tuning fork.
    Synonym: garpu tala

Affixed termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tala n

  1. definite plural of tal

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tala f

  1. definite singular of tale

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse tala

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tala (present tense talar or taler, past tense tala or talte, past participle tala or talt, passive infinitive talast, present participle talande, imperative tal)

  1. to speak, talk
  2. to make a speech

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *talō.

NounEdit

tala f (genitive tǫlu)

  1. speech, discourse
  2. tale, number
  3. (grammar) number
  4. bead
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • tal n (number)
  • tala (to speak)
  • telja (to count)
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: tala
  • Faroese: tala
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tale m or f (speech); tòle f (vertebra) < obl. form tǫlu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tale m or f
  • Danish: tale c
ReferencesEdit
  • tala1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tala in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *talōną, also from *talō.

VerbEdit

tala

  1. to talk, speak
  2. to speak, make speech
  3. to record, tell
  4. (with prepositions)
    1. (til + genitive) to talk to, speak to
      • Rútr talaði þá til Marðar (gen.)
        Ruth then spoke to Mǫrðr
    2. (um + accusative) to talk about (something)
    3. (við + accusative) to talk with, speak to (someone)
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • tal n (number)
  • tala (to speak)
  • telja (to count)
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • tala2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tala in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

PhuthiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

-tala

  1. to become full
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bíada.

VerbEdit

-tála

  1. to bear
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈta.lɐ/, [ˈta.lɐ]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin tabula (table).

NounEdit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. (medicine, first aid) splint (thin and rigid device used to immobilize a body part or a fractured bone)
  2. (figuratively) an object that squeezes or pressures, not allowing free movement
  3. (figuratively, usually in the plural) something that causes difficulties or limitations, a liability, an obstacle
  4. (Brazil) a type of leather whip
  5. (tailoring) device used to widen the opening of hats
  6. act of furrowing fields in order to unflood them

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar.

NounEdit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. tala (basic currency unit of Samoa)

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

tala

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of talar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of talar

ReferencesEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Bengali তালা (tala).

NounEdit

tala

  1. lock

SamoanEdit

NounEdit

tala

  1. story

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

tálā (Cyrillic spelling та́ла̄)

  1. genitive plural of tlo

SothoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tala

  1. green
  2. blue

RelativeEdit

tala

  1. unripe

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtala/, [ˈt̪a.la]

Etymology 1Edit

See talar (verb).

NounEdit

tala f (uncountable)

  1. (forestry) felling, cutting down

VerbEdit

tala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of talar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of talar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of talar.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Quechua tara.

NounEdit

tala m (plural talas)

  1. tala (Celtis tala, a South American tree)

Etymology 3Edit

Uncertain, according to some from Latin tālea (long and slender stick), according to others from Arabic طَالِع(ṭāliʿ, rising).

NounEdit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. tipcat (game and stick)

Further readingEdit



SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-bíada.

VerbEdit

-tála

  1. to bear

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑːˌla/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

tala (present talar, preterite talade, supine talat, imperative tala)

  1. (somewhat formal) to speak; to utter words; to tell
  2. (somewhat formal) to talk (to someone)
  3. (somewhat formal) to make a speech

Usage notesEdit

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragement to speak up.

ConjugationEdit

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AnagramsEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit तारक (tāraka).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈtalaʔ/, [ˈtɐlɐʔ]

NounEdit

talà

  1. star
    Synonym: bituin
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧la
  • IPA(key): /taˈlaʔ/, [tɐˈlaʔ]

NounEdit

talâ

  1. data; record
Derived termsEdit

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈta.la/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *tala. Cognates include Hawaiian kala and Samoan tala.

NounEdit

tala

  1. story
  2. news
  3. statement, account
  4. rumour, gossip
  5. tale, legend
  6. novel
  7. play

VerbEdit

tala

  1. (transitive) to tell, narrate
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *tara. Cognates include Tahitian tara and Samoan tala.

NounEdit

tala

  1. end of a traditional house with a gable

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *tala. Cognates include Hawaiian kala and Samoan tala.

VerbEdit

tala

  1. (transitive) to demolish, destroy
  2. (transitive) to undo, open

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. (transitive) to change (money)
  2. (transitive) to withdraw (money)
  3. (transitive) to let a pharmacist make (a drug)

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. (transitive) to dilute

Etymology 6Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *tala. Cognates include Maori tara and Samoan tara.

NounEdit

tala

  1. thorn, spike

VerbEdit

tala

  1. (transitive) to strip off using thorns

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 362

TonganEdit

NounEdit

tala

  1. seagull

VendaEdit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. to draw (a line)

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (third-person singular present/future; second-person singular imperative): tâl
  • (first-person singular present/future): talaf

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tala

  1. second-person singular imperative of talu
  2. (literary) third-person singular present/future of talu
  3. (colloquial) first-person singular future of talu

AdjectiveEdit

tala

  1. Colloquial form of talaf (tallest)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tala dala nhala thala
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

YakanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tala

  1. far
    Antonym: tapit

YámanaEdit

NounEdit

tala

  1. eye