kol

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See also: Kol, KOL, kòl, köl, koł, -kol, -köl, and кол

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol

  1. Hard mutation of gol.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol f ‎(plural kollen, diminutive kolletje n)

  1. witch
  2. (Belgium) wizard, magician, sorcerer, conjuror, warlock
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Adjective[edit]

kol ‎(comparative koller, superlative kolst)

  1. (Belgium) difficult, troublesome
  2. (Belgium) magical
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kol
uninflected kol
inflected kolle
comparative koller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kol koller het kolst
het kolste
indefinite m./f. sing. kolle kollere kolste
n. sing. kol koller kolste
plural kolle kollere kolste
definite kolle kollere kolste
partitive kols kollers

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol m ‎(plural kollen, diminutive kolletje n)

  1. White spot on the forehead of a horse or a cow.
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Finnish[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kol

  1. (colloquial) three

Usage notes[edit]

This term is used mainly in counting, i.e. not attributively.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kol, from Proto-Germanic *kulą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH-(to burn, shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol n ‎(genitive singular kols, nominative plural kol)

  1. (usually in the plural) coal
  2. (in compounds) carbon (chemical element)

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kool(coal).

Noun[edit]

kol

  1. coal

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to kas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kõl

  1. while, as long as (within or during the time that the second argument is still valid); (with negation) until
    leñk mẽdį, kõl jáunas - strike while the iron is hot (literally: bend the wood while it is young)
    Žmogùs gývas tõl, kõl gyvì prisiminìmai apiẽ jį̃. - A person is alive for as long as memories of him live on.
    Skaičiaũ, kõl neužmigaũ. - I read until I fell asleep.
  2. (with future tense) when, after
    Àš tavę̃s pasiìlgsiu, kõl bū́si išvažiãvus. - I'll miss you when you've gone.

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

kol

  1. rafsi of kolme.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kol, from Proto-Germanic *kulą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH-(to burn, shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol n ‎(definite singular kolet, uncountable)

  1. coal

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kulą, whence also Old English col, Old Norse kol. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH-(to burn, shine).

Noun[edit]

kol n

  1. coal

Descendants[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kulą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH-(to burn, shine).

Noun[edit]

kol n pl

  1. coal

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • kol in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kol, from Proto-Germanic *kulą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷol-, from *ǵwelH-(to burn, shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kol n

  1. (uncountable) carbon
  2. (uncountable) coal
  3. (countable) a piece of coal

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kol 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kol kolet kol kolen
Genitive kols kolets kols kolens

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

English cold

Adjective[edit]

kol

  1. cold
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:8 (translation here):
      Long apinun, taim ples i kol, tupela i harim God, Bikpela i wokabaut long dispela gaden, na tupela i hait namel long ol diwai.

Etymology 2[edit]

English call

Adjective[edit]

kol

  1. called
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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic [script needed](kol), from Proto-Turkic *Kol.

Noun[edit]

kol ‎(definite accusative kolu, plural kollar)

  1. arm
  2. handle
  3. branch

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *Kōl(valley).

Noun[edit]

kol ‎(definite accusative kolu, plural kollar)

  1. (dialectal) valley
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Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kol

  1. against