hol

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See also: Hol, hól, hòl, hol., hol-, hol', hôľ, høl, and höl

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hol, from Middle Dutch hol, from Old Dutch *hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą.

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Noun[edit]

hol (plural holle, diminutive holletjie)

  1. A hole, a hollow, a cavity.

Adjective[edit]

hol (attributive hol, comparative holler, superlative holste)

  1. hollow

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz. Cognate with German hohl, Dutch hol, Saterland Frisian hol, English hollow, Icelandic holur, Westrobothnian hȯhl.

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. (Uri) hollow

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Bouyei[edit]

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hol

  1. garlic

Czech[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hol

  1. second-person singular imperative of holit

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hol, from Old Dutch *hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą.

Noun[edit]

hol n (plural holen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A hole, hollow, cavity
  2. (nautical) A cargo hold
  3. (vulgar) An anus, arsehole; both anatomical senses of butt
    Je hol zul je zelf moeten schoonmaken.
    You'll have to clean up your arse yourself.
  4. (by extension) Any other bodily cavity that resembles a hole
  5. An artificial opening such as a slit
  6. burrow (a hole or tunnel dug by a small animal, like a rabbit, used as a dwelling)
  7. (figuratively) An unsanitary and/or unpleasant place; shithole
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  • Afrikaans: hol

Adjective[edit]

hol (comparative holler, superlative holst)

  1. hollow, having an empty space inside
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of hol
uninflected hol
inflected holle
comparative holler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial hol holler het holst
het holste
indefinite m./f. sing. holle hollere holste
n. sing. hol holler holste
plural holle hollere holste
definite holle hollere holste
partitive hols hollers
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Etymology 2[edit]

Deverbal from hollen.

Noun[edit]

hol m (plural hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A run, the action running
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Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown, perhaps cognate with English hill. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

hol f (plural hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A small height in the landscape, such as
    1. a hill (like the Utrecht city wall ruins)
    2. a sloping road (as in Rotterdam)

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

hol

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hollen
  2. imperative of hollen

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulą, noun-derivation from *hulaz (hollow), from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-, *kewH- (hollow).

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Noun[edit]

hol n (genitive singular hols, plural hol)

  1. hole
  2. cave
  3. (dentistry) cavity

Declension[edit]

Declension of hol
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hol holið hol holini
accusative hol holið hol holini
dative holi holinum holum holunum
genitive hols holsins hola holanna

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *ku.

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Conjunction[edit]

hol

  1. now... now, sometimes... sometimes, either... or
    Hol itt, hol ott bukkant ki egy delfin a vízből.Sometimes here, sometimes there, a dolphin would pop out of the water.
    Mindig van valami: hol áramszünet, hol csőtörés.There's always something: either it's a blackout or a burst pipe.
    Hol volt, hol nem volt, volt egyszer egy király.Once upon a time there was a king. (literally: now there was, now there wasn't)

Adverb[edit]

hol

  1. (interrogative) where?
    Synonym: merre? (see also its Usage notes)
    • 1825, Mihály Vörösmarty, Zalán futása,[1] canto 1, lines 5–6, translation by Watson Kirkconnell and Adam Makkai:
      Hol vagyon, aki merész ajakát hadi dalnak eresztvén, / A riadó vak mélységet fölverje szavával, []
      Where is the one who, with lips all bold, could thunder a war-song / rousing the gloom of the deep and unsighty abysses, []

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz (hollow).

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. hollow, empty
  2. concave, sunken
  3. holey (full of holes)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (whole)

Noun[edit]

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (whole)

Adverb[edit]

hol

  1. Alternative form of hole (wholly)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hol (plural hols)

  1. Alternative form of hole (hole)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

hol (plural hols)

  1. Alternative form of hole (hull)

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hulą (hollow space, cavity) noun derivative of Proto-Germanic *hulaz (hollow).

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Noun[edit]

hol n

  1. a hole, a hollow
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, German Lexicon Project.
      Mec hæleþ ūt tȳhþ of hole hātne.(please add an English translation of this quote)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hōlą (vain speech, slander, calumny), from Proto-Indo-European *kēl-, *ḱēl- (invocation; to beguile, feign, charm, cajole, deceive).

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Noun[edit]

hōl n

  1. calumny; slander
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, German Lexicon Project.
      Ðæs dēopne āþ Drihten āswōr and ðone mid sōðe swylce gefrymede ðæt hē hine for hōle ǣr ne āswōre gehēt Dauide swā hē him dyde syððan.(please add an English translation of this quote)
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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hulaz, whence also Old English hol, Old Norse holr.

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. hollow

Noun[edit]

hol n

  1. hollow

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: hol

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /xɔl/

Etymology 1[edit]

From English hall.

Noun[edit]

hol m inan (diminutive holik)

  1. hall, hallway
  2. lobby
  3. vestibule, anteroom

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(lobby):

(vestibule):

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Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from holować,[1] from German holen.[2]

Noun[edit]

hol m inan

  1. haul, tow

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian hol, from Proto-Germanic *hulaz. More at hollow.

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. hollow

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hall.

Noun[edit]

hol

  1. hall

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Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ҳол
Roman hol
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Noun[edit]

hol (plural hollar)

  1. (grammar) adverb