English edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar.

Noun edit

tala (plural talas)

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

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit ताल (tālá).

Noun edit

tala (plural talas)

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

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Azerbaijani edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

tala (definite accusative talanı, plural talalar)

  1. open place in a forest, meadow, glade

Declension edit

    Declension of tala
singular plural
nominative tala
talalar
definite accusative talanı
talaları
dative talaya
talalara
locative talada
talalarda
ablative taladan
talalardan
definite genitive talanın
talaların
    Possessive forms of tala
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) talam talalarım
sənin (your) talan talaların
onun (his/her/its) talası talaları
bizim (our) talamız talalarımız
sizin (your) talanız talalarınız
onların (their) talası or talaları talaları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) talamı talalarımı
sənin (your) talanı talalarını
onun (his/her/its) talasını talalarını
bizim (our) talamızı talalarımızı
sizin (your) talanızı talalarınızı
onların (their) talasını or talalarını talalarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) talama talalarıma
sənin (your) talana talalarına
onun (his/her/its) talasına talalarına
bizim (our) talamıza talalarımıza
sizin (your) talanıza talalarınıza
onların (their) talasına or talalarına talalarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) talamda talalarımda
sənin (your) talanda talalarında
onun (his/her/its) talasında talalarında
bizim (our) talamızda talalarımızda
sizin (your) talanızda talalarınızda
onların (their) talasında or talalarında talalarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) talamdan talalarımdan
sənin (your) talandan talalarından
onun (his/her/its) talasından talalarından
bizim (our) talamızdan talalarımızdan
sizin (your) talanızdan talalarınızdan
onların (their) talasından or talalarından talalarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) talamın talalarımın
sənin (your) talanın talalarının
onun (his/her/its) talasının talalarının
bizim (our) talamızın talalarımızın
sizin (your) talanızın talalarınızın
onların (their) talasının or talalarının talalarının

Descendants edit

  • Armenian: թալա (tʿala)

References edit

  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

Bikol Central edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

talâ

  1. trace (of a line)
    Synonym: gira

Derived terms edit

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Deverbal from talar.

Noun edit

tala f (plural tales)

  1. felling, woodcutting
  2. destruction

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

tala

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

Faroese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

tala f (genitive singular talu, plural talur)

  1. talk, conversation
Declension edit
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 2 edit

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

Verb edit

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

  1. to speak
Conjugation edit
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.

French edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. third-person singular past historic of taler

Galician edit

Etymology edit

Perhaps from Latin tabula (compare falar < Latin fabulare).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. wooden object that squeezes or pressures, not allowing free movement; splint
  2. wooden tongs used for picking chestnuts burrs
    Synonym: colledoira

Derived terms edit

References edit

Icelandic edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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.

Noun edit

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.
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Verb edit

tala

  1. to talk
Conjugation edit
Derived terms edit

Ido edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French telItalian taleSpanish tal.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

tala

  1. such, like: of that kind

Derived terms edit

Indonesian edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Sanskrit ताल (tāla).

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

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

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

Affixed terms edit

Further reading edit

Kituba edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. to look
  2. to visit

Lingala edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. to look
  2. to visit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tala n

  1. definite plural of tal

Etymology 2 edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tala f

  1. definite singular of tale

Etymology 3 edit

From Old Norse tala.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

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 terms edit

References edit

Old Norse edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Germanic *talō.

Noun edit

tala f (genitive tǫlu)

  1. speech, discourse
  2. tale, number
  3. (grammar) number
  4. bead
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit
  • tal n (number)
  • tala (to speak)
  • telja (to count)
Descendants edit
  • 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
References edit
  • 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 2 edit

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

Verb edit

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)
Conjugation edit
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit
  • tal n (number)
  • tala (speech)
  • telja (to count)
Descendants edit
References edit
  • 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.

Phuthi edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Verb edit

-tala

  1. to become full
Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bíada.

Verb edit

-tála

  1. to bear
Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Rhymes: -alɐ
  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin tabula (table). Doublet of tábula.

Noun edit

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 2 edit

Borrowed from English tala, from Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar.

Noun edit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. tala (basic currency unit of Samoa)

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

tala

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

Rohingya edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Bengali তালা (tala).

Noun edit

tala

  1. lock

Samoan edit

Noun edit

tala

  1. story

Derived terms edit

Serbo-Croatian edit

Noun edit

tálā (Cyrillic spelling та́ла̄)

  1. genitive plural of tlo

Sotho edit

Adjective edit

tala

  1. green
  2. blue

Relative edit

tala

  1. unripe

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtala/ [ˈt̪a.la]
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: ta‧la

Etymology 1 edit

Deverbal from talar.

Noun edit

tala f (uncountable)

  1. (forestry) felling, cutting down

Verb edit

tala

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

See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Quechua tara.

Noun edit

tala m (plural talas)

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

Etymology 3 edit

Uncertain, according to some from Latin tālea (long and slender stick), according to others from Arabicطَالِع(ṭāliʕ, rising).

Noun edit

tala f (plural talas)

  1. tipcat (game and stick)

Further reading edit

Swazi edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bíada.

Verb edit

-tála

  1. to bear

Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

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 notes edit

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.

Conjugation edit

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

Uncertain. Possibly from either:

Compare Balinese ᬢᬭᬵ (tala) and Kapampangan tala.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈtalaʔ/, [ˈta.lɐʔ]

Noun edit

talà (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜎ)

  1. (astronomy, strictly) morning star; any bright star (except the Sun)
    Synonym: lusero
  2. (astronomy) star
    Synonyms: bituin, estrelya
  3. (astronomy, loosely) any astronomical body (such as a star, a planet, or a comet)
  4. (figurative) beautiful woman
    Synonym: paraluman
  5. (figurative) celebrity (artist, actor, etc.)
    Synonym: bituin
Derived terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Derived from Sanskrit ताल (tāla, palmyra or fan palm tree) whose leaves were used to write on, according to Potet (2016). Compare Cebuano mantala.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

talâ (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜎ)

  1. record; notes
    Synonyms: listahan, talaan, lista, nota
  2. listing; jotting down on a list
    Synonym: pagtatala
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ta‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈtala/, [ˈta.lɐ]

Noun edit

tala (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜎ)

  1. Limnophila rugosa (a type of marshweed used for cooking as an aromatic)

Further reading edit

  • tala”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, pages 299

Anagrams edit

Tokelauan edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

tala

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

Verb edit

tala

  1. (transitive) to tell, narrate
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

tala

  1. end of a traditional house with a gable

Etymology 3 edit

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

Verb edit

tala

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

Etymology 4 edit

Verb edit

tala

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

Etymology 5 edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. (transitive) to dilute

Etymology 6 edit

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

Noun edit

tala

  1. thorn, spike

Verb edit

tala

  1. (transitive) to strip off using thorns

References edit

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

Tongan edit

Noun edit

tala

  1. seagull

Venda edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. to draw (a line)

Welsh edit

Etymology 1 edit

Alternative forms edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

tala

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

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

tala

  1. Colloquial form of talaf (tallest)

Mutation edit

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.

West Makian edit

Etymology edit

Compare Ternate tola (to cut).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

tala

  1. (transitive) to cut
  2. (transitive) to cross (a river)

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of tala (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tatala matala atala
2nd person natala fatala
3rd person inanimate itala datala
animate
imperative natala, tala fatala, tala

References edit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[2], Pacific linguistics

Yakan edit

Adjective edit

tala

  1. far
    Antonym: tapit

Yámana edit

Noun edit

tala

  1. eye