aal

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aal (plural aals)

  1. The Indian mulberry or noni (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria), a shrub found in Southeast Asia, the East Indies and the Pacific islands as far as French Polynesia.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch ael, from Old Dutch *āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz.

Noun[edit]

aal m (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. eel (fish)
  2. elver (young eel)
  3. (rare) padre
Usage notes[edit]

Aal is the original word for eel used in the present-day Netherlands, while the word paling came from Belgium. Paling is also in use in the Netherlands, but certain fishing villages in the Netherlands such as Volendam will always use aal when referring to eel.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch ale, from Old Dutch *alo, from Proto-Germanic *alu.

Noun[edit]

aal n (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. ale

Seri[edit]

Noun[edit]

aal (plural aala)

  1. his/her spouse