Aal

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See also: aal, AAL, a’al, a'al, and ål

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German āl, from Old High German āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence English eel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːl/, [ʔaːl]
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  • Rhymes: -aːl

Noun[edit]

Aal m (genitive Aales or Aals, plural Aale, diminutive Älchen n)

  1. eel
  2. Bad crease or crumple
  3. (slang) torpedo

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Further reading[edit]

  • Aal in Duden online
  • Aal in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence English eel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aal m (plural Aalor Alenor Aals)

  1. eel

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References[edit]

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, →ISBN, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)