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The aul or village of Gimry, now in the Republic of Dagestan, where Imam Shamil (1797–1871), the third Imam of Dagestan, was born. It was photographed between 1905 and 1915 by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, a pioneer of early colour photography of Russia.

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Russian ау́л ‎(aúl).

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Noun[edit]

aul ‎(plural auls)

  1. A village encampment in the Caucasus, Central Asia or the Southern Urals.
    • 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow, New York, N.Y.: Viking Press, ISBN 978-0-670-00374-7:
      His sorrel face, his long narrow eyes and dusty boots, where he goes on his travels and what really transpires inside the lonely hide tents Out There, among the auls, out in that wind, these are mysteries they don’t care to enter or touch.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aul ‎(plural auls)

  1. Obsolete spelling of awl.

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Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aul m ‎(plural [please provide])

  1. tawny owl

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References[edit]

  • “aul” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English eall ‎(all, every, entire, whole, universal), from Proto-Germanic *allaz, *alnaz ‎(all, whole, every), from Proto-Indo-European *al- ‎(all).

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aul

  1. all

Determiner[edit]

aul

  1. all