tal

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See also: Tal, tál, tâl, tål, ťal, -tal, -tál, taal, Taal, tall, and Tall

Amal[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Burushaski[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal (plural taljo)

  1. pigeon

References[edit]

Sadaf Munshi (2015) , “Word Lists”, in Burushaski Language Documentation Project[1].


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan tal), from Latin tālis (compare French tel, Spanish tal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tal (masculine and feminine plural tals)

  1. such (like this, that)
    Synonym: semblant

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tal

  1. like that, in that way

Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tal

  1. anything, whatever

Further reading[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n

  1. valley

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal

  1. willow

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą (number), cognate with Norwegian Bokmål tall, Swedish tal, Dutch tal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (singular definite tallet, plural indefinite tal)

  1. number
  2. figure
  3. digit
  4. numeral
  5. (after a multiple of 100) Denoting a century.
    Han levede i 1800-tallet.
    He lived in the 19th century.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taːˀl/, [ˈtˢæˀl]

Verb[edit]

tal

  1. imperative of tale

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑl

Determiner[edit]

tal

  1. (~ van) numerous, many, lots
    Je hebt tal van mogelijkheden - You have lots of possibilities

Noun[edit]

tal n (plural tallen)

  1. number

Usage notes[edit]

Tal is almost never used to say 'number', getal and nummer are used instead.

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (genitive singular tals, plural tøl)

  1. number
  2. (grammar) number

Declension[edit]

Declension of tal
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tal talið tøl tølini
accusative tal talið tøl tølini
dative tali talinum tølum tølunum
genitive tals talsins tala talanna

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tal, from Latin talis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tal

  1. such
    Nunca tal vinI've never seen such [a thing]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tal m or f (plural tals)

  1. such
    Nunca tal cousa vinI've never seen such a thing

References[edit]

  • tal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tal” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tal” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (genitive singular tals, nominative plural töl)

  1. speech, talk, the act of talking
  2. a conversation
  3. count, number
    Mennirnir voru hundrað talsins.
    The men were a hundred all told.

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tal

  1. sour

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

tal

  1. imperative of tale

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (definite singular talet, indefinite plural tal, definite plural tala or talene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by tall

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tal

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (definite singular talet, indefinite plural tal, definite plural tala)

  1. number, numeral

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dalą, whence also Old English dæl, Old Norse dalr.

Noun[edit]

tal n or m

  1. valley

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: tal

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *talą (number, speech). Cognate with Old English tæl, Old Saxon gital.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈtɑl/

Noun[edit]

tal n (genitive tals, plural tǫl)

  1. a talk, parley, conversation
    • Ólafs saga Helga 87, in 1830, Þ. Guðmundsson, C. C. Rafn, Þ. Helgason, Fornmanna sögur, Volume IV. Copenhagen, page 196:
      [] kom hún enn til konúngs, ok sátu þau jarl öll samt á tali, []
      [] but she came to the king, and yet sat all the jarls in talks, []
  2. speech, language
    • Stjórn 61, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 204:
      Sneri hann þa nafni Josephs ok kalladi hann heimsins hialpara upp aa Egiptalandz tal ok tungu.
      He turned then, speaking Joseph's name and calling him home for help in speech and tongue of Egyptian lands.
  3. a tale, number, enumeration
    • Barlaams Saga 137, in 1851, R. Keyser, C. R. Unger, Barlaams ok Josaphats saga. Christiania, page 133:
      Hon er oc i tale með oðrum himintunglum, []
      She is in that number with other heavenly bodies, []
  4. (especially in compounds) a tale, list, series
    • Gulaþings-lög 301, in 1846, E. Hertzberg, Norges gamle love indtil 1387, Volume I. Christiania, page 99:
      [] þa ſkolo fara a þing oc bioða ſic i tal með oðrom monnom.
      [] then shall go to the Thing and enter the lists with other men.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • tala (talk, speech)
  • tala (to talk, speak)
  • tali (teller, counter)

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: tal n
  • Elfdalian: tal n
  • Faroese: tal n
  • Icelandic: tal n
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tall n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tal n
  • Swedish: tal n (Old Swedish tal)

References[edit]

  • tal in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tal in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • tal in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Classical Nahuatl tlālli (land)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tāl (plural tālmet or tajtāl)

  1. land, ground
    Tiktukat ne shupanmil keman ne tal waktuk
    For the rainy season, we plant the corn when the ground has dried up
  2. earth, dirt, soil
    Tikwiwitat iwan tal pal tiktukat ka senkak
    We uproot it keeping some soil (on the roots) to plant it somewhere else
  3. terrain, field, region, country
    Ashan ne Nawat semaya munutza tik ini tal
    Now Nawat (Pipil) is only spoken in this country

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl
Chemical element
Tl
Previous: rtęć (Hg)
Next: ołów (Pb)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal m inan

  1. thallium (chemical element, Tl, atomic number 81)

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese tal, from Latin tālis, from Proto-Indo-European *tód (demonstrative pronoun). Displaced collateral form atal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈtaw/, [ˈtaʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈtal/, [ˈtaɫ]

Pronoun[edit]

tal

  1. such

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal m, f (plural tais)

  1. one
    Percebi que ele era o tal.I realised he was the one.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:tal.


Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tālis. Compare French tel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tal (plural tales)

  1. such
    No hay tal cosa como los monstruos.
    There's no such thing as monsters.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish tal, from Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n

  1. (mathematics) number
    reellt tal
    real number
  2. (school) An exercise involving calculations given to the pupil, especially at lower levels.
    Hur många tal fick ni i matteläxa idag?
    How many maths exercises did you have as homework today?
  3. speech; the ability to use vocalizations to communicate
  4. speech; a long oral message given publicly

Declension[edit]

Declension of tal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tal talet tal talen
Genitive tals talets tals talens

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal

  1. willow

Tzotzil[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Zinacantán) IPA(key): /tʰäl/

Verb[edit]

tal

  1. (intransitive) to come
    ¿Bu likemot tal?
    Where do you come from?
    (literally, “Where have you come?”)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Zinacantán) yul

Derived terms[edit]

(Nouns)

References[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Early modern borrowing of English tall

Adjective[edit]

tal (feminine singular tal, plural talion, equative taled, comparative talach, superlative talaf)

  1. tall

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

tal m (plural talau or taloedd)

  1. end, edge
  2. forehead, brow, eyebrow

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tal dal nhal thal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal m (plural taliadau)

  1. Alternative spelling of tâl (pay, payment)

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tal n (plural tallen)

  1. number, amount
    Synonym: oantal
  2. (grammar) grammatical number

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tal”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011