alga

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English[edit]

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alga (plural algae)

  1. (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.

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  • Algaes is a non-standard plural.

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alga f (plural alghe)

  1. seaweed
  2. alga

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *alg-, *alǵ- (to be dirty, be slimy; frog; duckweed). Cognate with Norwegian dialectal alka (to dirty, soil), Norwegian ulk (frog, slime), Low German ulk (frog).

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Noun[edit]

alga f (genitive algae); first declension

  1. Seaweed; plants that grow in freshwater.
  2. (figuratively) Something of little worth.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative alga algae
genitive algae algārum
dative algae algīs
accusative algam algās
ablative algā algīs
vocative alga algae

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Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

algà f stress pattern 4

  1. pay, salary

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: al‧ga

Noun[edit]

alga f (plural algas)

  1. seaweed (marine plants and algae)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alga.

Noun[edit]

alga f (Cyrillic spelling алга)

  1. alga

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin alga.

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Noun[edit]

alga f (plural algas)

  1. alga

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