paal

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páal

  1. mortar (for pounding and grinding)



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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with English pole, German Pfahl

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 Latin pala; confused with etymology 1 by popular etymology

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
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