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See also: Hal, HAL, hál, hàl, häl, hål, hæl, ħal, and Ħal



From Ottoman Turkish حال(hal), from Arabic حَال(ḥāl).


  • IPA(key): /hal/
  • Hyphenation: hâl


hâl (definite accusative hâli, plural hâller or (archaic) ahval)

  1. state
  2. position, situation
  3. grammatical case

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with hal (covered market or solution)


Nominative hâl
Definite accusative hâli
Singular Plural
Nominative hâl hâller
Definite accusative hâli hâlleri
Dative hâle hâllere
Locative hâlde hâllerde
Ablative hâlden hâllerden
Genitive hâlin hâllerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlim hâllerim
2nd singular hâlin hâllerin
3rd singular hâli hâlleri
1st plural hâlimiz hâllerimiz
2nd plural hâliniz hâlleriniz
3rd plural hâlleri hâlleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlimi hâllerimi
2nd singular hâlini hâllerini
3rd singular hâlini hâllerini
1st plural hâlimizi hâllerimizi
2nd plural hâlinizi hâllerinizi
3rd plural hâllerini hâllerini
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlime hâllerime
2nd singular hâline hâllerine
3rd singular hâline hâllerine
1st plural hâlimize hâllerimize
2nd plural hâlinize hâllerinize
3rd plural hâllerine hâllerine
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlimde hâllerimde
2nd singular hâlinde hâllerinde
3rd singular hâlinde hâllerinde
1st plural hâlimizde hâllerimizde
2nd plural hâlinizde hâllerinizde
3rd plural hâllerinde hâllerinde
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlimden hâllerimden
2nd singular hâlinden hâllerinden
3rd singular hâlinden hâllerinden
1st plural hâlimizden hâllerimizden
2nd plural hâlinizden hâllerinizden
3rd plural hâllerinden hâllerinden
Singular Plural
1st singular hâlimin hâllerimin
2nd singular hâlinin hâllerinin
3rd singular hâlinin hâllerinin
1st plural hâlimizin hâllerimizin
2nd plural hâlinizin hâllerinizin
3rd plural hâllerinin hâllerinin


Derived terms[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *hal, from Proto-Celtic *sālos (saltwater), from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls (salt).


hâl m (plural halau or halion, not mutable)

  1. (chemistry) salt
Related terms[edit]
  • halen m (salt)
  • hallt (salty, adjective)

Etymology 2[edit]


hâl m (plural halau, not mutable)

  1. dung, filth
Derived terms[edit]
  • halog (unclean, adjective)

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “hâl”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies