soal

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sol, sule, from Old English sol (mud, wet sand, wallowing-place, slough, a mire or miry place), from Proto-Germanic *sulą (mire, mud), from Proto-Indo-European *sūl- (thick liquid, muck). Compare sully. More at soil.

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Noun[edit]

soal (plural soals)

  1. (UK, dialect) A dirty pond.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

soal (plural soals)

  1. Obsolete form of sole (the fish)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 Arabic سُؤَال‎ (suʾāl).

Verb[edit]

menyoal

  1. to ask, to question, to interrogate
    Polis sedang menyoal suspek tentang rompakan itu.
    The police are interrogating the suspect about the robbery.

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