paal

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See also: Pål and pa'al

Cahuilla[edit]

Noun[edit]

páal

  1. mortar (for pounding and grinding)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch pael, from Old Dutch pāl, from Latin pālus.

Noun[edit]

paal m (plural palen, diminutive paaltje n)

  1. A post, stake, pole, pile
  2. (sports) A goalpost
  3. (heraldry) A pale, perpendicular stripe
  4. (euphemistic) An erect phallus
  5. An Indonesian measure of distance
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Verb[edit]

paal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of palen
  2. imperative of palen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French pale, from Latin pala.

Noun[edit]

paal f (plural palen, diminutive paaltje n)

  1. A peel, baker's instrument
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Etymology 3[edit]

From French pâle (pale).

Adjective[edit]

paal (comparative paler, superlative paalst)

  1. pale
  2. faded, discolored
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of paal
uninflected paal
inflected pale
comparative paler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial paal paler het paalst
het paalste
indefinite m./f. sing. pale palere paalste
n. sing. paal paler paalste
plural pale palere paalste
definite pale palere paalste
partitive paals palers

Laven[edit]

Noun[edit]

paal

  1. (Laven and Juk) shoulder

Further reading[edit]

  • Theraphan L-Thongkum, A brief look at thirteen Mon-Khmer languages of Xekong province, southern Laos (2002), Collected Papers on Southeast Asian and Pacific Languages (edited by Robert Stuart Bauer)