oll

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German old (old), inflected form olle, cognate with High German alt and English old.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

oll (comparative oller, superlative am ollsten)

  1. (colloquial) old (used as a mild expletive, mostly before names)
    der olle Herr Schmidt — old Mr Schmidt
  2. (colloquial) old, shabby (of things)
    Der olle Teppich hier müsste mal raus.
    This shabby carpet needs to be thrown out.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸolnos, from Proto-Indo-European *polh₁-, o-grade derivative of the root *pelh₁- (to fill). Cognates include Greek πολύς (polus, many), Latin plūs (more), Sanskrit पुरु (purú, much, many, abundant), and Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌻𐌿 (filu, much, very).

Adjective[edit]

oll

  1. great, vast