ital

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of I +‎ vital

Pronunciation[edit]

  • /ˈaɪtɑːl/

Noun[edit]

ital (countable and uncountable, plural itals)

  1. (Jamaican, Iyaric) Pure, natural food suiting a Rastafari lifestyle.
    • 2009 November 11, Baz Dreisingere, “Kingston: Trading Beach Chairs for Bar Stools”, in The New York Times[1]:
      On the other side of the spectrum are the many ital restaurants that adhere to the Rastafarian dietary laws (no meat, fish or salt).
    • 2016, Gabriel J. Christian, Aboard the Commandante Pineres: Dominica, The 11th World Festival of Youth & Students, Cuba July 1978, & the Caribbean Struggle for National Liberation:
      The minister declined the offer of a parley and "itals"―the term for vegetarian dishes that the Dreads favored.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ital (not comparable)

  1. (proofreading) Abbreviation of italic.

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

iszik +‎ -tal

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈitɒl]
  • Hyphenation: ital
  • Rhymes: -ɒl

Noun[edit]

ital (plural italok)

  1. drink

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ital italok
accusative italt italokat
dative italnak italoknak
instrumental itallal italokkal
causal-final italért italokért
translative itallá italokká
terminative italig italokig
essive-formal italként italokként
essive-modal
inessive italban italokban
superessive italon italokon
adessive italnál italoknál
illative italba italokba
sublative italra italokra
allative italhoz italokhoz
elative italból italokból
delative italról italokról
ablative italtól italoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
italé italoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
italéi italokéi
Possessive forms of ital
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. italom italaim
2nd person sing. italod italaid
3rd person sing. itala italai
1st person plural italunk italaink
2nd person plural italotok italaitok
3rd person plural italuk italaik

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Derived terms[edit]


Jamaican Creole[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of I +‎ vital

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪˈtal/
  • Hyphenation: i‧tal

Adjective[edit]

ital

  1. healthy (conducive to good health)
    Rastafari dun tell dem about Ital livity.
    Rastafarianism has already shown them how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
  2. natural, organic (grown without chemicals)
  3. saltless, unsalted (without added salt)
    A ital food me cook enuh, without salt, but a that the guests them like.
    I only cook without salt, you know? That's what the guests like.
  4. vegetarian, vegan (without meat)
    Mi no eat meat, so my soup ital, but the people dem love it.
    I don't eat meat, so my soup's always vegetarian. But the people love it.

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *īdal-. Akin to Old English īdel.

Adjective[edit]

ītal

  1. empty
  2. useless