tol

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See also: Tol, tól, țol, tol', -tól, and -től

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back slang for lot.

Noun[edit]

tol (plural tols)

  1. (obsolete, costermongers) Lot
    • 1851, Mayhew, Henry, “Habits and Amusements of Costermongers”, in London Labour and the London Poor[1], volume 1, page 11:
      Business topics are discussed in a most peculiar style. One man takes the pipe from his mouth and says, "Bill made a doogheno hit this morning." "Jem," says another, to a man just entering, "you'll stand a top o' reeb?" "On," answers Jem, "I've had a trosseno tol, and have been doing dab."
    • 1978, Ayers, Rose, The Street Sparrows:
      "Give me two gen, then, and take the whole bloody tol. I've walked me teef orf afore rouf this mornin', and wot 'ave I got? Two bloody yenneps! I ask yer."

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the determiner tou (all) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction[edit]

tol m (feminine tola, neuter tolo, masculine plural tolos, feminine plural toles)

  1. all the

Bariai[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tol

  1. three

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tol

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of toldre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of toldre

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch tol (twig), related to telg.

Noun[edit]

tol m (plural tollen, diminutive tolletje n)

  1. top, spinning top (a toy)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: tol

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch tol, from Old Dutch tol, from Latin telōneum (custom house).

Noun[edit]

tol m (plural tollen)

  1. toll, customs (tax or fee)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: tol
  • Indonesian: tol

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þol.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tol n (genitive singular tols, uncountable)

  1. patience

Declension[edit]

Declension of tol (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative tol tolið
accusative tol tolið
dative toli tolinum
genitive tols tolsins

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tullom, *tullos (hole), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tew- (to push, hit). Compare Spanish tollo (hole), Welsh twll, Breton toull, Irish toll.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tol f (plural toles)

  1. ditch used for watering a field
  2. dam

Related terms[edit]

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tol

  1. (transitive) to push
    Synonyms: nyom, lök, taszít

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • tol in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tol (toll).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tol/
  • Hyphenation: tol

Noun[edit]

tol

  1. toll
  2. toll road
  3. toll gate

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Lithuanian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tol

  1. until

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English toll.

Noun[edit]

tol

  1. Alternative form of toll (toll)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English tōl.

Noun[edit]

tol

  1. Alternative form of tool (tool)

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tal, from Old High German tal, from Proto-Germanic *dalą. Cognate with German Tal, English dale.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tol n (plural telder)

  1. valley

References[edit]

  • Anthony R. Rowley, Liacht as de sproch: Grammatica della lingua mòchena Deutsch-Fersentalerisch, TEMI, 2003.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

tol

  1. imperative of tola and tole

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tōlą, from Proto-Indo-European *dewh₂- (to tie to; secure).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tōl n

  1. tool, implement, instrument

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *dulaz, whence also Old English dol.

Adjective[edit]

tol

  1. foolish

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. MacBain associates it with Proto-Indo-European *telh₂- (to bear, endure), but the semantic connection is tenuous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tol f (genitive toile or tuile, nominative plural tola)

  1. will
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 27c9
      Níbo in tain no·mbeid ar súil tantum do·gneith toil far coimded.
      It must not be when you pl are seen (by him) only that you do your master’s will.
  2. desire
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 10d26
      massu thol atom·aig dó; manid ar lóg
      if it is desire that drives me to it; if it is not for pay

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative tolL toilL, tuil tolaH
Vocative tolL toilL, tuil tolaH
Accusative toilN, tuil toilL, tuil tolaH
Genitive toileH, tuile tolL tolN
Dative toilL, tuil tolaib tolaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tol thol tol
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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