banal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis ‎(pertaining to compulsory feudal service, applied especially to mills, wells, ovens, etc., used in common by people of the lower classes, upon the command of a feudal superior; hence, common, commonplace), from bannum ‎(command, proclamation). See also ban, abandon.

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banal ‎(comparative more banal or banaler, superlative most banal or banalest)

  1. Common in a boring way, to the point of being predictable; containing nothing new or fresh.

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Breton[edit]

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banal m

  1. bramble
  2. broom (a plant, sp. Genista)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal m (feminine singular banale, masculine plural banals, feminine plural banales)

  1. banal
  2. commonplace

Adjective[edit]

banal m (feminine singular banale, masculine plural banals, feminine plural banales)

  1. (law) public

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal ‎(comparative banaler, superlative am banalsten)

  1. banal

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay banal, from Dutch banaal, from French bannal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal

  1. banal (common)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

banal

  1. banal

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch banaal, from French bannal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal

  1. banal (common)

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Portuguese[edit]

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banal m, f ‎(plural banais, comparable)

  1. banal (common)
  2. hackneyed (repeated too often)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French banal, from Medieval Latin bannalis, from bannum.

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banal m, f ‎(plural banales)

  1. banal

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Tagalog[edit]

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banal

  1. pious