loyal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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loyal ‎(comparative loyaler or more loyal, superlative loyalest or most loyal)

  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]

From French loyal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /løjaːl/, [lʌˈjæːˀl]

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loyal ‎(neuter loyalt, definite and plural loyale)

  1. loyal

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loial, leial, leal, from Latin lēgālis. Doublet of légal.

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

  1. loyal

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French loyal

Adjective[edit]

loyal ‎(comparative loyaler, superlative am loyalsten)

  1. loyal

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French loial.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. loyal

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References[edit]

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