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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  • 1st and 3rd person singular past tense of liggja
  1. I, he, she, it lay (on a bed etc.)

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

solmisation

‎(plural lák)

  1. la, a syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative láði, supine láð)

  1. to blame
    Ég lái Önnu það ekki.
    I don't blame Anna for it.

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Noun[edit]

 f ‎(genitive singular lár, nominative plural lár)

  1. the part of the sea near to the shore
  2. billow (large wave)

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m ‎(genitive singular lae, nominative plural laethanta)

  1. day

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative genitive singular: laoi (archaic or dialectal)
  • Alternative plural: laethe (archaic or dialectal)
  • Alternative dative plural: laethibh (archaic or dialectal)

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

(Zhuyin ㄌㄚˊ)

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Navajo[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. it is; it occurred to me (emphasizes a statement, or turns it into an exclamation; usually indicates recently discovered knowledge)
    Ashxoshgo tłʼízí shichʼahkʼįįʼí yę́ę sitsʼą́ą́ʼ yiyííłchozh lá — While I was sleeping the goat ate my straw hat.

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m ‎(genitive plural lae)

  1. day

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization

also llá after a proclitic

pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/

also llá after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈla/
  • Homophone: la
  • Hyphenation:
  • Rhymes: -a

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese ala, from Latin ad ‎(to) + illāc ‎(that way).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (obsolete)
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Adverb[edit]

(not comparable)

  1. there (in that place, far from both the speaker and the audience)
    Minha casa fica .
    My house is located there.
  2. used with an adverb phrase to indicate that something is far
    O Santo Graal está no topo do castelo.
    The Holy Grail is on top of the castle.
    A verdade está fora.
    The truth is out there.
  3. (informal, in negative phrases) that; particularly (to a significant extent)
    Para andorinhas, carregar cocos não é tão difícil.
    For swallows, carrying coconuts isn’t that hard.
  4. (informal, in interrogative phrases) even (expresses intensified disagreement with a previous sentence)
    E ele entende o que você diz?
    And does he even understand what you say?
Usage notes[edit]

Ali also means there, but implies a relatively close location. is also translated as there but it is used for things close to the audience.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lá.

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Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal X este esta estes estas isto aqui,
de + X deste desta destes destas disto daqui
em + X neste nesta nestes nestas nisto
Medial X esse essa esses essas isso
de + X desse dessa desses dessas disso daí
em + X nesse nessa nesses nessas nisso
Distal X aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Italian la, from the first syllable of Latin labiī ‎(lip’s).

Noun[edit]

m (plural lás)

  1. (music) la (sixth note of a major scale, in solfège)
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lá.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Interjection[edit]

  1. meaningless syllable used in joyful singing
    Trá----.
    Tra-la-la-la-la

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. leaf

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