paul

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

paul (plural pauls)

  1. An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.
    • 1836, Mariana Starke, Travels in Europe and in the Island of Sicily (page 569)
      Shoes and boots are, generally speaking, better made at Florence than in any other part of Italy: the usual price charged for the former is eight pauls the pair; and for the latter from thirty to forty pauls.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

paul (plural pauls)

  1. Alternative form of pawl.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sundanese.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)

  1. blue (blue-colored)

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Noun[edit]

paul (Jawi spelling ڤاءول)

  1. blue (colour)

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *padūlem, from Latin palūdem, accusative of palūs (swamp). Compare Italian padule, Romanian pădure.

Noun[edit]

paul m (plural pauis)

  1. (geography) swamp

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from English Paul.

Adjective[edit]

paul

  1. confused