loyal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French loyal, from Old French loial, leial, leal, from Latin lēgālis. Doublet of legal and leal.

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Adjective[edit]

loyal (comparative loyaler or loyaller, superlative loyalest or loyallest)

  1. Having or demonstrating undivided and constant support for someone or something.
  2. Firm in allegiance to a person or institution.
  3. Faithful to a person or cause.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French loyal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løjaːl/, [lʌˈjæːˀl]

Adjective[edit]

loyal

  1. loyal

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of loyal
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular loyal 2
Neuter singular loyalt 2
Plural loyale 2
Definite attributive1 loyale
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loial, leial, leal, loyel from Latin lēgālis. Equivalent to loi +‎ -al. Doublet of légal.

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loyal (feminine singular loyale, masculine plural loyaux, feminine plural loyales)

  1. loyal

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French loyal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /loˈjaːl/, /lo̯aˈjaːl/
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loyal (comparative loyaler, superlative am loyalsten)

  1. loyal

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loial.

Adjective[edit]

loyal m (feminine singular loyale, masculine plural loyaux, feminine plural loyales)

  1. loyal

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References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (loial, supplement)