autumnal

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Etymology[edit]

autumn +‎ -al

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autumnal (comparative more autumnal, superlative most autumnal)

  1. Of or relating to autumn.
  2. Past the middle of life; in the third stage.
    • 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter:
      "The magistrates are God-fearing gentlemen, but merciful over-much,--that is a truth," added a third autumnal matron.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin autumnalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [aʊ̯tʊmˈnaːl]
  • Hyphenation: au‧tum‧nal
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

autumnal (not comparable)

  1. autumnal

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin autumnalis.

Adjective[edit]

autumnal m (oblique and nominative feminine singular autumnale)

  1. autumnal

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  • French: automnal

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin autumnālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /autumˈnal/, [au̯.t̪ũm.ˈnal]

Adjective[edit]

autumnal (plural autumnales)

  1. autumnal
    Synonym: otoñal

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