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Aal

Aal

See also: aal, AAL, a’al, a'al, and ål

German

Noun

Aal m (genitive Aals or Aales, plural Aale, diminutive Älchen n)

  1. eel
  2. Bad crease or crumple
  3. (slang) torpedo

Declension

Derived terms


German Low German

Alternative forms

  • Ool

Etymology

From Old Saxon āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz, whence English eel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔːl/

Noun

Aal m (plural Aal or Aals)

  1. eel

Derived terms

  • Aalfischer
  • gröne Aal

Related terms

References

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)

aal

aal

See also: Aal, AAL, a’al, a'al, and ål

English

Morinda citrifolia plantation

Noun

aal (plural aals)

  1. The Indian mulberry or noni (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria), a shrub found in Southeast Asia, the East Indies and the Pacific islands as far as French Polynesia.
  2. A reddish dyestuff obtained from the roots of the East Indian shrubs Morinda citrifolia and Morinda tinctoria.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːl

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch ael, from Old Dutch *āl, from Proto-Germanic *ēlaz.

Noun

aal m (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. eel (fish), (Anguilla anguilla)
  2. elver (young eel)
  3. (rare) padre
Usage notes

Aal is the original word for eel used in the present-day Netherlands, while the word paling came from Belgium. Paling is also in use in the Netherlands, but certain fishing villages in the Netherlands such as Volendam will always use aal when referring to eel.

Synonyms

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch ale, from Old Dutch *alo, from Proto-Germanic *alu, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut-.

Noun

aal n (plural alen, diminutive aaltje n)

  1. ale

Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch adel, 'mud'.

Noun

aal f (uncountable)

  1. Liquid excrements from animals, manure
Derived terms

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːl

Verb

aal

  1. Imperative singular of aalen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of aalen.

Midob

Noun

aal

  1. mouth

Reference

  • Insights Into Nilo-Saharan Language, History and Culture: Proceedings of the 9th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum, 16-19 February 2004 (Al-Amin Abu-Manga, Leoma G. Gilley, Anne Storch; 2006)
  • starling.rinet.ru (as áːl)

Scots

Determiner

aal

  1. Alternative form of a'

Adverb

aal (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

Noun

aal (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

Seri

Noun

aal (plural aala)

  1. his/her spouse