tala

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See also: Tala, talá, tāla, tåla, tala', and tālā

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Samoan tālā, in turn from English dollar.

Noun[edit]

tala (plural talas)

  1. The currency of Samoa, divided into 100 sene.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit ताल (tālá).

Noun[edit]

tala (plural talas)

  1. (music) A rhythmic pattern in Indian music.

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Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Mongolic origin[1]. Ultimately from Proto-Mongolic *tala, *tal-b- (steppe, open place)[2], whence also Modern Mongolian тала (tala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɑˈɫɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧la

Noun[edit]

tala (definite accusative talanı, plural talalar)

  1. open place in a forest, meadow, glade

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caferoğlu, A. (1954). Azerbaycan ve Anadolu Ağızlarındaki Moğolca Unsurlar. Türk Dili Araştırmaları Yıllığı-Belleten, 2, 1-10.
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*tala, *tal-b-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

Noun[edit]

tala f (genitive singular talu, plural talur)

  1. talk, conversation
Declension[edit]
Declension of tala
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tala talan talur talurnar
accusative talu taluna talur talurnar
dative talu taluni talum talunum
genitive talu talunnar tala talanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

Verb[edit]

tala (third person singular past indicative talaði, third person plural past indicative talað, supine talað)

  1. to speak
Conjugation[edit]

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. third-person singular past historic of taler

Icelandic[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count). Cognate with Dutch taal (language, speech), English tale (number) (from Middle English, from Old English talu (calculation; story)), German Zahl (number, figure), Danish tale (speech), Latin dolus (guile, deceit, fraud), Ancient Greek δόλος (dólos, wile, bait), Old Armenian տող (toł, row). Related to tell, talk.

Noun[edit]

tala f (genitive singular tölu, nominative plural tölur)

  1. a short address, a speech
  2. button
    Það á ekki að hneppa neðstu tölunni.
    You are not supposed to fasten the lowest button.
  3. number
    Milljón er stór tala.
    A million is a big number.
  4. (grammar) number
    Í hvaða tölu er orðið ‚hestur‘? — Það er í eintölu.
    What number is the word ‘horse’? — It is singular.
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talōną.

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. to talk
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French telItalian taleSpanish tal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tala

  1. such, like: of that kind

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tala n

  1. definite plural of tal

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tala f

  1. definite singular of tale

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse tala

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tala (present tense talar or taler, past tense tala or talte, past participle tala or talt, passive infinitive talast, present participle talande, imperative tal)

  1. to speak, talk
  2. to make a speech

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *talō.

Noun[edit]

tala f (genitive tǫlu)

  1. speech, discourse
  2. tale, number
  3. (grammar) number
  4. bead
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • tal n (number)
  • tala (to speak)
  • telja (to count)
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: tala
  • Faroese: tala
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tale m, f (speech); tòle f (vertebra) < obl. form tǫlu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tale m, f
  • Danish: tale c
References[edit]
  • tala1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tala in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *talōną, also from *talō.

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. to talk, speak
  2. to speak, make speech
  3. to record, tell
  4. (with prepositions)
    1. (til + genitive) to talk to, speak to
      • Rútr talaði þá til Marðar (gen.)
        Ruth then spoke to Mǫrðr
    2. (um + accusative) to talk about (something)
    3. (við + accusative) to talk with, speak to (someone)
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • tal n (number)
  • tala (to speak)
  • telja (to count)
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]
  • tala2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tala in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Phuthi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-tala

  1. to become full
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-tála

  1. to bear
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Bengali তালা (tālā).

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. lock

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. story

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtala/, [ˈt̪ala]

Etymology 1[edit]

See talar (verb).

Noun[edit]

tala f (uncountable)

  1. (forestry) felling, cutting down

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of talar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of talar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of talar.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua tara.

Noun[edit]

tala m (plural talas)

  1. (trees) tala (Celtis tala, a South American tree).

Swazi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-tála

  1. to bear

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tala, from Proto-Germanic *talō (calculation, number), from Proto-Indo-European *del- (to reckon, count).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑːla/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

tala (present talar, preterite talade, supine talat, imperative tala)

  1. (somewhat formal) to speak; to utter words; to tell
  2. (somewhat formal) to talk (to someone)
  3. (somewhat formal) to make a speech

Usage notes[edit]

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragement to speak up.

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit तारा (tārā).

Noun[edit]

tala

  1. star

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (third-person singular present/future; second-person singular imperative): tâl
  • (first-person singular present/future): talaf

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tala

  1. second-person singular imperative of talu
  2. (literary) third-person singular present / future of talu
  3. (colloquial) first-person singular future of talu

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tala dala nhala thala
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.