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]

From French à la (in the style or manner of), short for à la mode (in fashion), first part from French à (to, on, in), from Middle French [Term?], from Old French a (to, towards, belonging to), from Latin ad (to, towards, up to, at), from Proto-Italic *ad (toward, to, on, up to, for), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éd (to, at). Last part from French la (the), from Middle French la (the), from Old French la (the), from Latin illam (that, those), which is the accusative singular feminine of ille (that, those), from Old Latin olle (he, that), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ol-no- or *h₂l̥-no-, from *h₂el- (beyond, other).

Pronunciation[edit]

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a la

  1. Alternative spelling of à la

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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a la

  1. Alternative spelling of à la

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French à la.

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a la

  1. Alternative spelling of à la.

Further reading[edit]

  • a la in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • a la in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French à la.

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a la

  1. a la; in the style or manner of