aland

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See also: Aland, Åland, and Áland

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English aland, alond, alonde, o lande, from Old English on lande (on land), equivalent to a- +‎ land.

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Adverb[edit]

aland (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) On dry land, as opposed to in the water. [13th-19th c.]
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Pericles, V:
      I maruell how the Fishes liue in the Sea [...] Why, as Men doe a-land.
  2. (now rare, poetic) To the land; ashore. [from 14th c.]
    • c. 1541, The Chronicle of Calais, London 1846:
      Henry the Eighth [...] departed out of England from Sowthampton, with a great navy of shipps to set that company aland in Spayne, for to helpe the kynge of Spayne agaynste the Frenche kynge [...].

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Verb[edit]

aland

  1. First-person singular preterite of alandin.
  2. Second-person singular preterite of alandin.
  3. Third-person singular preterite of alandin.
  4. First-person plural preterite of alandin.
  5. Second-person plural preterite of alandin.
  6. Third-person plural preterite of alandin.

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Noun[edit]

āland n

  1. island

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