tala

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar

Noun[edit]

tala (plural talas)

  1. The currency of Samoa, divided into 100 sene.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sanskrit ताल (tālà)

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. (music) A rhythmic pattern in Indian music.

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Faroese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

Noun[edit]

tala f (genitive singular talu, plural talur)

  1. talk, conversation
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tala talan talur talurnar
Accusative talu taluna talur talurnar
Dative talu taluni talum talunum
Genitive talu talunnar tala talanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

Verb[edit]

at tala (third person singular past indicative talaði, supine talað)

  1. to speak
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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. third-person singular past historic of taler

Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count). Cognate with Dutch taal (language, speech), English tale (number) (from Middle English, from Old English talu (tale, series, calculation, list, statement, deposition, relation, communication, narrative, fable, story, accusation, action at law)), German Zahl (number, figure), Danish tale (speech), Latin dolus (guile, deceit, fraud), Ancient Greek [script needed] (dólos, wile, bait), Old Armenian տող (toł, row). Related to tell, talk.

Noun[edit]

tala f (genitive singular tölu, nominative plural tölur)

  1. a short address, a speech
  2. button
    Það á ekki að hneppa neðstu tölunni.
    You are not supposed to button the lowest button.
  3. number
    Milljón er stór tala.
    A million is a big number.
  4. (grammar) number
    Í hvaða tölu er orðið ‚hestur‘?Það er í eintölu.
    What number is the word ‘horse’? — It is singular.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

Verb[edit]

tala (third-person singular past indicative talaði, supine talað)

  1. to talk
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Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tala

  1. such, such a

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tala n

  1. definite plural of tal

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali তালা (tālā).

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. lock

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See talar (verb).

Noun[edit]

tala f (uncountable)

  1. (forestry) felling, cutting down

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of talar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of talar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of talar.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Quechua tara.

Noun[edit]

tala m (plural talas)

  1. (trees) tala (Celtis tala, a South American tree).

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tala (present talar, preterite talade, supine talat, imperative tala)

  1. to speak; to utter words; to tell
  2. to talk (to someone)
  3. to make a speech

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Usage notes[edit]

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragement to speak up.


Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. star

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