tial

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See also: ti'al

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla.

Noun[edit]

tial f

  1. cloth

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Esperanto ti- (demonstrative correlative prefix) + -al (correlative suffix of reason)

Conjunction[edit]

tial

  1. for that reason (demonstrative correlative of reason)
    Mi pensas, tial mi estas. —Renato Kartezio
    I think, therefore I am. —René Descartes
    2002, La Sankta Biblio[1], I Makabeoj 2:59:
    Ŝandraĥ, Meŝaĥ kaj Abed-Nego havis fidon; tial ili estis savitaj el la ardantaj flamoj.
    Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, believed, for this reason, they were saved out of the flame.

Usage notes[edit]

When combined with ĉi, the adverbial particle of proximity, tial ĉi means "for this reason".

Derived terms[edit]