a la

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French à la.

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a la

  1. In the style or manner of.

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Danish[edit]

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a la

  1. Alternative form of à la

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French à la (in the style or manner of), short for a la mode (in fashion).

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a la

  1. a la (in the style or manner of)
    • 1899, Jonas Lie, Faste Forland, page 12:
      Fastes skjødesløse paaklædning – aldeles a la den gamle
      Faste's careless attire - completely a la the old one
    • 1931 November 14, A-magasinet:
      i «à la», som betyr «à la manière de», d.v.s. som det er brukt der og der hos den og den person, ligger ikke alene en historisk erindring, men deri skjuler sig ofte hemmeligheten ved [mat]rettenes egenartethet
      i «à la», which means «à la manière de», i.e. as it is used there and there in this and that person, lies not only a historical memory, but often hides the secret of the peculiarity of [food] dishes
    • 2005, Knut Borge and Tore Skoglund, Alt for Norge og vel så det:
      ymter noen om belønning a la permisjon til jul?
      does anyone claim rewards a la leave for Christmas?
    • 2008, Jon Michelet, Brev fra de troende:
      boka spiller opp mot det klassiske krim-mysteriet, a la Agatha Christie
      the book plays against the classic crime mystery, a la Agatha Christie
    biff a la Lindström
    beef a la Lindström
    taklampen vår er noe a la den dere har
    our ceiling lamp is something a la the one you have

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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a la

  1. Alternative spelling of à la

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French à la.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

a la

  1. a la; in the style or manner of