hol

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

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

hol n (plural holen or hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A hole, hollow, cavity
  2. (nautical) A cargo hold
  3. (vulgar) An anus, arsehole; both anatomical senses of butt
    Dat zal je hol deerlijk bezuren, rekel!
    Your arse will pay dearly for that, scamp!
  4. Any other bodily cavity
  5. A dug-out animal dwelling, such as a rabbit's or badger's burrow
  6. (figuratively) An unsanitary and/or unpleasant place
  7. An artificial opening such as a slit
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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]

Noun[edit]

hol m (plural hollen, diminutive holletje n)

  1. A run, the action running
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Verb[edit]

hol

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

Etymology 3[edit]

unknown, perhaps cognate with hill

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)

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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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]

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Conjunction[edit]

hol

  1. now... now, sometimes... sometimes
    hol itt, hol ott - now here, now there

Pronoun[edit]

hol

  1. (interrogative) where?
    • 1825, Mihály Vörösmarty, Zalán futása,[1] canto 1, lines 5–6:
      Hol vagyon, aki merész ajakát hadi dalnak eresztvén, / A riadó vak mélységet fölverje szavával, []

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

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.

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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).

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.

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hulaz. Cognates include Old English hol and Old Norse holr.

Adjective[edit]

hol

  1. hollow

Noun[edit]

hol ?

  1. A hollow

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]

From English haul.

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]

Etymology[edit]

From English adverb.

Noun[edit]

hol

  1. (grammar) adverb