banal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis (pertaining to compulsory feudal service, applied especially to mills, wells, ovens, etc., used in common by people of the lower classes, upon the command of a feudal superior; hence, common, commonplace), from bannum (command, proclamation). See also ban, abandon.

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banal (comparative banaler or more banal, superlative banalest or most banal)

  1. Common in a boring way, to the point of being predictable; containing nothing new or fresh.

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Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

banal m

  1. bramble
  2. broom (a plant, sp. Genista)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal m (feminine banale, masculine plural banals, feminine plural banales)

  1. banal

Adjective[edit]

banal m (feminine banale, masculine plural banals, feminine plural banales)

  1. (law) public

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal (comparative banaler, superlative am banalsten)

  1. banal

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay banal, from Dutch banaal, from French bannal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal

  1. banal (common)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

banal

  1. banal

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch banaal, from French bannal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal

  1. banal (common)

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Portuguese[edit]

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banal m, f (plural banais; comparable)

  1. banal (common)
  2. hackneyed (repeated too often)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal m, f (plural banales)

  1. banal

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Tagalog[edit]

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banal

  1. pious