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Alle

AL'LE

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Noun.
ally. The little auk, or black and white diver.

Definition 2022


Alle

Alle

See also: alle and allé

Translingual

Alle alle (sole species)

Proper noun

Alle f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcidae – the single species Alle alle (little auk or dovekie).

Derived terms

References

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
  1. The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names, James A. Joblin, 2010
  2. "ALLE-GUBBE", Johan Ernst Rietz, Svenskt Dialekt-Lexikon: Ordbok Öfver Svenska Allmogespråket, B.A. Cronholm, 1867, page 7
  3. Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill

alle

alle

See also: allé and Alle

Afrikaans

Adjective

alle

  1. attributive form of al

Danish

Etymology 1

See al (all).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /alə/, [ˈalə]

Pronoun

alle

  1. plural of al

Etymology 2

See allé (avenue).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aleː/, [æˈleːˀ]

Noun

alle c

  1. variant spelling of allé

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑ.lə/

Determiner

alle

  1. Inflected form of al

Adverb

alle

  1. all (every individual of the given class)

Derived terms


Finnish

Etymology

  • From the same Uralic root *ala as Estonian all and Hungarian alatt (the allative singular of ala-).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: al‧le

Adverb

alle (+ number)

  1. less than:
    • Auto maksoi alle 200 000 (= kaksisataa tuhatta) euroa.
      • The car cost less than 200,000 euros.

Antonyms

  • (more than) yli

Postposition

alle (+ genitive)

  1. (expressing movement) under:
    • Pallo meni pöydän alle.
      • The ball went under the table.

Inflection

Antonyms

Related terms

Anagrams


German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈalə/
  • Rhymes: -alə

Pronoun

alle

  1. Nominative feminine form of alles ("all").
  2. Nominative plural form of alles ("all").
  3. Accusative feminine form of alles ("all").
  4. Accusative plural form of alles ("all").

Adverb

alle

  1. (colloquial) finished; gone
    Die Milch ist alle.
    The milk is gone.

Synonyms

  • auf (chiefly referring to food)

Italian

Etymology

  • prep a + article le

Contraction

alle

  1. at the, to the (+ a feminine noun in plural)

Anagrams


Middle English

Adjective

alle

  1. all
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And I seide, “Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge. And herfore grete men of kunnynge and other also drowen myche to him, and comownede ofte with him. And thei sauouriden so his loore that thei wroten it bisili and enforsiden hem to rulen hem theraftir… Maister Ion Aston taughte and wroot acordingli and ful bisili, where and whanne and to whom he myghte, and he vsid it himsilf, I gesse, right perfyghtli vnto his lyues eende. Also Filip of Repintoun whilis he was a chanoun of Leycetre, Nycol Herforde, dane Geffrey of Pikeringe, monke of Biland and a maistir dyuynyte, and Ioon Purueye, and manye other whiche weren holden rightwise men and prudent, taughten and wroten bisili this forseide lore of Wiclef, and conformeden hem therto. And with alle these men I was ofte homli and I comownede with hem long tyme and fele, and so bifore alle othir men I chees wilfulli to be enformed bi hem and of hem, and speciali of Wiclef himsilf, as of the moost vertuous and goodlich wise man that I herde of owhere either knew. And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.”

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlə/
  • (Standard Eastern) IPA(key): [ˈɑ̂lːə̌]

Determiner

alle

  1. plural form of all

Pronoun

alle (genitive alles)

  1. everybody, everyone
    Dette gjelder alle. (This applies to everybody.)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Determiner

alle

  1. plural form of all

Pronoun

alle

  1. everybody

Nyunga

Preposition

alle

  1. that
    • Papers of Daisy Bates, National Library of Australia, MS 365, Section XII, Language: Grammar And Vocabularies, Part 2. B. 3. (a), Southwestern District, Jakbum & Wabbinyet of Albany:
      alle werra (that is no good)

References

Alternative forms

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Swedish

Pronoun

alle

  1. (dated) a 19th century (-e/-a ending) form of alla
    alle man till pumparna
    all men to the pumps

Veps

Etymology

Related to Finnish alle.

Postposition

alle

  1. under, underneath (movement to)

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), под”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika