Aal

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

English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Aal

  1. A small river in Baden-Württemberg, Germany; a tributary of the Neckar.

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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
    Er ist so glatt wie ein Aal.
    He's as slippery as an eel.
  2. Bad crease or crumple
  3. (slang) torpedo

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Adjectives and verbs derived from Aal
Nouns derived from Aal

Further reading[edit]

  • Aal” in Duden online
  • Friedrich Kluge (1883), “Aal”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891
  • Aal” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

German Low German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German âl, êl, from Old Saxon āl, related to English eel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aal m (plural Aal or Alen or 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)