allt

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See also: állt

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ald (alternative spelling)
  • att (common variant; often both forms alongside in the same dialect)

Etymology[edit]

From all (all) with a fossiled neuter ending -t. Compare Dutch al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

allt

  1. (Ripuarian, northern Moselle Franconian) already
    Ich hann allt drissig Minutte op dich jewaat!
    I’ve already waited for you for thirty minutes!

Synonyms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

allt

  1. everything, neuter of allur

Pronoun[edit]

allt

  1. inflection of allur:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. neuter accusative singular

Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

allt

  1. neuter nominative/accusative singular of allr

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish alt (shore, cliff). Cognates in the Celtic languages include Irish alt (height, glenside, cliff), Cornish als (cliff), and Breton aot (shore). MacBain suggests the Scottish Gaelic form and meaning has a Pictish origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /auɫ̪t/

Noun[edit]

allt m (genitive singular uillt, plural uillt)

  1. steep-sided stream
    Tha an t-allt a' ruith.The stream is flowing.

Derived terms[edit]

  • alltan (burn, brook, stream)
  • leth-allt (stream with one steep side, not two)

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “allt”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “allt”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

allt

  1. everything, all
    Allt gick åt helvete.
    Everything went terrible.
    (literally, “Everything went to hell.”)

See also[edit]

  • alla (everyone)

Determiner[edit]

allt

  1. neuter singular of all
    Har du druckit upp allt vatten?
    Have you drunk up all (of the) water?

Usage notes[edit]

  • all and allt are the words to use about uncountable mass nouns (of common and neuter gender, respectively) and alla is used about countable in the plural.

Adverb[edit]

allt (not comparable)

  1. more and more

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh allt, from Proto-Celtic *altos (compare Middle Irish alt (height, cliff), Irish ailt (steep-sided ravine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

allt f (plural elltydd or aillt)

  1. hillside, slope
  2. wood, small forest

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
allt unchanged unchanged hallt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.