-ol

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See also: ol, OL, Öl, øl, ól, òl, and öl

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from alcohol.

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin oleum (oil, olive oil), from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil)

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. Indicating an oily substance
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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alcohol.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. (organic chemistry) -ol

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-o- +‎ -l

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. (personal suffix) Used to form the second-person singular present tense of verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    olvas (to read) → olvasol (you read, you are reading)
  2. (verb suffix) Added to a noun to form a verb.
    titok (secret) → titkol (to hide, conceal)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -sz added to verbs not in the categories listed below
    vár (to wait) → vársz (you wait, you are waiting)
    -asz added to back vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    hall (to hear) → hallasz (you hear, you are hearing)
    tanít (to teach) → tanítasz (you teach, you are teaching)
    -esz added to front vowel verbs ending in two consonants or -ít
    dönt (to decide) → döntesz (you decide, you are deciding)
    segít (to help) → segítesz (you help, you are helping)
    -ol added to back vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    olvas (to read) → olvasol (you read, you are reading)
    -el added to unrounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    vesz (to buy) → veszel (you buy, you are buying)
    -öl added to rounded front vowel verbs ending in s, sz, z, dz
    főz (to cook) → főzöl (you cook, you are cooking)
  • (verb suffix) Variants:
    -l is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-. Final long vowels may shorten, e.g. űü.
    -ol is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -al is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -el is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öl is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ál is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *-a-l-

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. Used to form suffixes (usually from verbs) denoting inclination or tendency toward (compare Modern English -ative)
    sprecol (talkative)
    nǣmel (receptive)
    hetol (hostile)
  2. apt to, able to
    meagol (mighty, impressive; earnest; capable, possible)

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh -awl, from Proto-Celtic *-ālos, reinforced by Latin -ālis.

Suffix[edit]

-ol

  1. added to nouns to form adjectives

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