-ol

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See also: ol, OL, Öl, øl, ól, òl, and öl

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from alcohol.

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin oleum (oil, olive oil), from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil)

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. Indicating an oily substance
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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alcohol.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) -ol

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-o- (linking vowel) + -l (verbal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. Added to a noun to form a verb.
    titok (secret) → titkol (to hide, conceal)
  2. Conjugational suffix, 2nd person singular, indicative mood, present tense, indefinite conjugation. Only verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z use it.
    olvas (to read) → olvasol (you read, you are reading)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (verbal suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -l is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-. Final long vowels may shorten, e.g. űü.
    -ol is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -al is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ál is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (conjugational suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster.
    -ol is added to back vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel verbs ending in -s, -sz, -z

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *-a-l-

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. Used to form suffixes (usually from verbs) denoting inclination or tendency toward (compare Modern English -ative)
    sprecol (talkative)
    nǣmel (receptive)
    hetol (hostile)
  2. apt to, able to
    meagol (mighty, impressive; earnest; capable, possible)

Welsh[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ol

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