alles

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Cimbrian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German alles, allez, from Old High German allez, allaz, neuter form of al, all (all). Cognate with German alles, Dutch alles, West Frisian alles, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐌰𐍄𐌰 (allata).

Pronoun[edit]

alles n (masculine allar, feminine alla, plural alle)

  1. (Sette Comuni, Luserna) all

References[edit]

  • “alla” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • “alles” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive of al. May have been influenced by German alles.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑləs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧les

Pronoun[edit]

alles

  1. (indefinite) Everything

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ala.

Adverb[edit]

alles

  1. yet, not before, still, quite recently, already
    Kas alles ei parandatud seda?
    Wasn't it repaired quite recently?

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German alles, allez, from Old High German allez, allaz, neuter form of al, all (all), equivalent to all +‎ -es. Compare Low German allns (Allns), Dutch alles, West Frisian alles, Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐌰𐍄𐌰 (allata).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

alles m (neuter alles, feminine alle, plural alle)

  1. (indefinite) in singular without a noun (usually alles): everything
  2. (indefinite) in singular with a noun: all (the) (+ singular noun)
  3. (indefinite) in plural without a noun: everybody, everyone
  4. (indefinite) in plural with a noun: all (the) (+ pl. noun)

Examples:

Menschen aus aller Welt = people from all over the world (die Welt, pl. die Welten)
Alles ist gut. = Everything is fine/okay.
Ich wünsche dir alles Gute. = I wish you all the best.
Jetzt ist er aller Verantwortung frei. = Now he is free of all the responsibility.
Alle waren total verständnisvoll. = Everybody's been so understanding.

Inflection[edit]

Declension of aller
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative aller alle alles alle
genitive alles
allen
aller alles
allen
aller
dative allem aller allem allen
accusative allen alle alles alle

Usage note: the genitive forms in -n are only used when it modifies a noun (also in the genitive) which has a -s ending in the genitive.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈales/, [ˈɑləs]

Pronoun[edit]

alles

  1. everything

Middle Dutch[edit]

Determiner[edit]

alles

  1. masculine/neuter genitive singular of al

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From all +‎ -es (genitive/adverbial ending).

Adverb[edit]

alles

  1. totally; altogether
  2. all told; in all
  3. in some way; somehow; at all; after all

Usage notes[edit]

  • Also used as a weak emphatic.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

alles

  1. genitive of alle

Old High German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

alles

  1. else
  2. thoroughly