al

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

al

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the attoliter (attolitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 10−18 liters (litres).

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi आल (āl)

Noun[edit]

al (usually uncountable, plural als)

  1. The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • al” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • al” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "al" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch al.

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. already

Adjective[edit]

al (attributive alle, not comparable)

  1. all; every

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition a (to) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction[edit]

al m

  1. to the

Breton[edit]

Article[edit]

al

  1. the

See also[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse allr (all).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

al (neuter alt, plural alle)

  1. all
  2. any

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

al

  1. all, all of
    al het bier
    all the beer
    Van Gogh produceerde al zijn werk gedurende een periode van slechts tien jaar.
    Van Gogh produced all of his work during a period of only ten years.
    Alle olie is uit de tanker gelekt.
    All the oil has leaked out of the tanker.
    Niet alle mensen zijn zo gemeen.
    Not all people are that mean.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. already
    Het is al negen uur. — It's 9 o'clock already.
  2. yet
    Heb je al een kip gekocht? — Have you bought a chicken yet?

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

al

  1. even
    Al zou ik het willen... — Even if I wanted to...

Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

al

  1. to; toward
    Li estas sur sia unua pilgrimo al Mekko.
    He is on his first pilgrimage to Mecca
    Islamanoj preĝas antaŭantaj al Mekko plurfoje ĉiutage.
    Muslims pray facing toward Mecca several times every day.
  2. to; indicates indirect object
    Ŝi donis la libron al siaj gepatroj.
    She gave the book to her (own) parents.

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of ale, from French aller.

Verb[edit]

al

  1. To go

Synonyms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

al

  1. a la (≡ to the)

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

al

  1. Contraction of a le (to the).

Istriot[edit]

Contraction[edit]

al

  1. Contraction of a (at) + el (the)
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Che mai pioûn biela duon i’iê veisto al mondo,
      That I haven’t ever seen a more beautiful woman in the world,

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • prep a + article il

Contraction[edit]

al

  1. at the, to the (+ a masculine noun in singular)

Anagrams[edit]


Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

al m

  1. side

Noun[edit]

al f

  1. flag, banner

Synonyms[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Contraction[edit]

al

  1. at or to the (+ a masculine singular noun)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ald, northern variant of alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz. Cognate with German alt, English old, Dutch oud, West Frisian âld.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

al (masculine alen, feminine al, neuter aalt)

  1. old, aged
  2. (of food) stale

Antonyms[edit]


Mandinka[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

al

  1. you (personal pronoun)

See also[edit]


Mauritian Creole[edit]

Verb[edit]

al

  1. Medial form of ale

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch al, from Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

al

  1. all, all of

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. completely

Conjunction[edit]

al

  1. even though, no matter whether

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: al

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. all (entirely, completely)

Determiner[edit]

al

  1. all
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And I seide, “Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge. And herfore grete men of kunnynge and other also drowen myche to him, and comownede ofte with him. And thei sauouriden so his loore that thei wroten it bisili and enforsiden hem to rulen hem theraftir… Maister Ion Aston taughte and wroot acordingli and ful bisili, where and whanne and to whom he myghte, and he vsid it himsilf, I gesse, right perfyghtli vnto his lyues eende. Also Filip of Repintoun whilis he was a chanoun of Leycetre, Nycol Herforde, dane Geffrey of Pikeringe, monke of Biland and a maistir dyuynyte, and Ioon Purueye, and manye other whiche weren holden rightwise men and prudent, taughten and wroten bisili this forseide lore of Wiclef, and conformeden hem therto. And with alle these men I was ofte homli and I comownede with hem long tyme and fele, and so bifore alle othir men I chees wilfulli to be enformed bi hem and of hem, and speciali of Wiclef himsilf, as of the moost vertuous and goodlich wise man that I herde of owhere either knew. And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.”

Novial[edit]

Contraction[edit]

al

  1. contraction of a + li

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *allaz (grown-up).

Adjective[edit]

al

  1. all

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: al

Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

āl n

  1. fire

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Contraction[edit]

al

  1. contraction of a + le (to the)

Old High German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Adjective[edit]

al

  1. all
  2. every, each
  3. whole
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle High German: al

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence also Old English ǣl, Old Norse áll.

Noun[edit]

āl m

  1. eel
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *allaz.

Adjective[edit]

al

  1. all
Declension[edit]


Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ēlaz. Cognate with Old English ǣl, Dutch aal, Old High German āl (German Aal), Old Norse áll (Danish and Swedish ål).

Noun[edit]

āl m

  1. eel

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illum, from ille.

Article[edit]

al (masculine/neuter singular possessive article)

  1. of
    el este un prieten al meu — he is a friend of mine.

Related terms[edit]

  • a (feminine singular)
  • ai (masculine plural)
  • ale (feminine/neuter plural)

See also[edit]


Saterland Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. already

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

al m

  1. (contraction of a el) at the, to the.

Conjunction[edit]

al

  1. (in front of the infinitive of a verb) as soon as, when, upon.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse, compare Icelandic elri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

al c

  1. alder (tree)

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic āl (“red”), from Proto-Turkic *āl, *Āl (red, scarlet). Related to alev and almak.

Adjective[edit]

al (comparative daha al, superlative en al)

  1. red
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

al (definite accusative alı, plural allar)

  1. red
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *Āl.

Noun[edit]

al

  1. (dated) trick, trap

Etymology 3[edit]

See almak.

Verb[edit]

al

  1. second-person imperative of almak

Verb[edit]

al

  1. second-person negative imperative of almamak
Antonyms[edit]

Venetian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

al

  1. to the
  2. at the

Article[edit]

al m sg

  1. the

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German and English all.

Adjective[edit]

al

  1. each
  2. every

Watubela[edit]

Noun[edit]

al

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

West Frisian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

al

  1. already

Determiner[edit]

al

  1. all