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Hal

HAL

, in some names, signifies hall.

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Hal

Hal

See also: hal, HAL, hál, hàl, hâl, häl, hål, and hæl

English

Proper noun

Hal (plural Hals)

  1. A diminutive of the male given names Henry, Harold and Harry.

Anagrams


Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German halla, from Proto-Germanic *hallō. Cognate with German Halle, English hall, Dutch hal, Icelandic höll, French halle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /haːl/
    • Rhymes: -aːl

Noun

Hal f (plural Halen)

  1. hall

See also

hal

hal

See also: Hal, HAL, hâl, hál, hàl, häl, hål, and hæl

Danish

Etymology 1

Old Norse hǫll (large living room)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hal/, [halˀ]

Noun

hal c (singular definite hallen, plural indefinite haller)

  1. hall
  2. sports centre
Inflection
Derived terms

Etymology 2

See hale.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /haːl/, [hæːˀl]

Verb

hal

  1. imperative of hale

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑl

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch halle, from Old Dutch *halla, from Proto-Germanic *hallō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide, cover, conceal).

Cognate with Low German Hall, German Halle, English hall, Danish hall.

Noun

hal f (plural hallen, diminutive halletje n)

  1. hall, hallway
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

hal n (plural hallen, diminutive halletje n)

  1. frozen ground

Haida

Pronoun

hal

  1. he, she, it (3rd person singular personal pronoun, weak-A or weak-B)
  2. his, her, its, their (3rd person possessive pronoun, weak-B)
Usage notes
  • Weak pronouns are placed right before the verb; strong pronouns are placed at the start of the sentence (focus position) and are followed by the focus marker uu.
  • Some Haida verbs use pronouns from set A, while other verbs need pronouns from set B.
See also

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒl]
  • Hyphenation: hal

Etymology 1

From the same Proto-Uralic *kala as Finnish and Estonian kala.

Noun

hal (plural halak)

  1. fish
Declension
Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative hal halak
accusative halat halakat
dative halnak halaknak
instrumental hallal halakkal
causal-final halért halakért
translative hallá halakká
terminative halig halakig
essive-formal halként halakként
essive-modal
inessive halban halakban
superessive halon halakon
adessive halnál halaknál
illative halba halakba
sublative halra halakra
allative halhoz halakhoz
elative halból halakból
delative halról halakról
ablative haltól halaktól
Possessive forms of hal
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. halam halaim
2nd person sing. halad halaid
3rd person sing. hala halai
1st person plural halunk halaink
2nd person plural halatok halaitok
3rd person plural haluk halaik
Derived terms

(Compound words):

Etymology 2

From the same Proto-Uralic *kola- (to die), *kaxlï- (to die) as Finnish kuolla.

Verb

hal

  1. (intransitive) to die (to stop living; to become dead)
Conjugation
Derived terms

(With verbal prefixes):

(Expressions):


Icelandic

Noun

hal

  1. indefinite accusative singular of halur
  2. indefinite dative singular of halur

Indonesian

Noun

hal

  1. affair

Old English

Adjective

hāl

  1. sound, healthy, intact
    Iosep axode hwæðer hira fæder wære hal. Joseph asked whether their father were well. (Genesis)
  2. whole, undivided

Declension

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative hāla hāle hāle hālan nom. hāl hāle hāl hāla, -e
accusative hālan hāle hālan acc. hālne hāl hāle hāle hāl hāla, -e
genitive hālan hālra, hālena gen. hāles hāles hālre hālra
dative hālan hālum dat. hālum hālum hālre hālum
instrumental hāle

Descendants


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈxal/

Noun

hal f

  1. genitive plural of hala

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

hal (comparative halare, superlative halast)

  1. slippery

Declension

Inflection of hal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular hal halare halast
Neuter singular halt halare halast
Plural hala halare halast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 hale halare halaste
All hala halare halaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɑl/
  • Hyphenation: hal

Etymology 1

Borrowing from French halle.

Noun

hal (definite accusative hali, plural haller)

  1. covered market
    Can halden 3 kilo elma aldı.
    Can bought 3 kilos of apple from the covered marked

Related terms

Declension

Etymology 2

From Arabic حَال (ḥāl).

Noun

hal (definite accusative halli, plural haller)

  1. (obsolete) solution
    Meselinin hallini üzerine aldı.
    [He/She/It] took the solution of the issue on [him/her/it]self.

Synonyms

  • çözüm

Declension

Usage notes

  • Not to be confused with hâl (situation or grammar case)

Zazaki

Noun

hal

  1. (grammar) case