egal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English egal, from Old French egal, igal, from Latin aequālis. Doublet of equal and aequalis.

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egal (comparative more egal, superlative most egal)

  1. (obsolete) Equal; impartial.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French égal.

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egal (neuter egalt, plural and definite singular attributive egale)

  1. Uniform or smooth/even; regular or straight

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

17th century, from French égal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈɡaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

egal (strong nominative masculine singular egaler, comparative egaler, superlative am egalsten)

  1. (usually predicative only) all the same, unimportant
    Synonyms: gleichgültig, gleich
    Das ist mir egal.That's all the same to me.
    Es könnte mir gar nicht egaler sein.I couldn't care less.
  2. (dated, still used by some older speakers) the same, identical, alike, matching
    Synonyms: derselbe, gleich, identisch
    Das sind zwei egale Hemden.These are two identical shirts.

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Adverb[edit]

egal

  1. no matter
    Synonym: gleich
    Egal, was du sagst: ich bleibe dabei.
    No matter what you say: my opinion won't change.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • wumpe (colloquial, dialectal)

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French égal (equal).

Adjective[edit]

egal

  1. equal

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French egal, igal, from Latin aequālis. Doublet of equal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːɡaːl/, /ɛˈɡaːl/

Adjective[edit]

egal

  1. equal, equivalent
  2. proportionate; sufficient, adequate, fit, fitting
  3. impartial, just, fair

Descendants[edit]

  • English: egal (obsolete)

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aequālis. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French egal.

Adjective[edit]

egal

  1. the same; equal

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French égal, from Latin aequālis.

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Adjective[edit]

egal m or n (feminine singular egală, masculine plural egali, feminine and neuter plural egale)

  1. equal, even

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Adverb[edit]

egal

  1. equally, evenly

Noun[edit]

egal m (plural egali, feminine equivalent egală)

  1. an equal, a match

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French égal, from Latin aequālis.[1]

Adjective[edit]

ègāl, egȃl (Cyrillic spelling ѐга̄л, ега̑л)

  1. (regional, indeclinable) equal, same
    Sad smo egal
    Now we are equal, even steven

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ègāl, egȃl (Cyrillic spelling ѐга̄л, ега̑л)

  1. (regional) equally, same

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