Hal

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See also: HAL, hâl, hál, hàl, häl, hål, hæl, ħal, and Ħal

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive lambdacism of Harry (compare Sally from Sarah and Moll from Mary).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hæl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æl

Proper noun[edit]

Hal (plural Hals)

  1. A diminutive of the male given names Henry, Harold and Harry.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as halle in 1230-1231. Derived from Middle Dutch halle (covered area, hall) or Proto-Germanic *halha (spur of a highland).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Hal

Proper noun[edit]

Hal n

  1. A hamlet in Boxtel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German halla, from Proto-Germanic *hallō. Cognate with German Halle, English hall, Dutch hal, Icelandic höll, French halle.

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Noun[edit]

Hal f (plural Halen)

  1. hall (very large room, used for sports, concerts, exhibitions, etc.)

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hal f (plural Halen)

  1. hell

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