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Leal

Leal

,
Adj.
[OE.
leial
, another form of
loial
, F.
loyal
. See
Loyal
.]
Faithful; loyal; true.
All men true and
leal
, all women pure.
Tennyson.
Land of the leal
,
the place of the faithful; heaven.

Definition 2022


Leal

Leal

See also: leal and leâl

English

Proper noun

Leal

  1. A city/village in North Dakota.

leal

leal

See also: Leal and leâl

English

Adjective

leal (comparative lealer, superlative lealest)

  1. (now chiefly Scotland) Loyal, honest.
    • 2000, George RR Martin, A Storm of Swords, Bantam 2011, p. 858:
      We thank you for the pure white fire of his goodness, for the red sword of justice in his hand, for the love he bears his leal people.
  2. (now only Scotland) True, genuine.

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Galician

Etymology

From Latin legālis.

Adjective

leal m, f (plural leais)

  1. loyal

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Ladin

Etymology

From Latin legālis.

Adjective

leal m (feminine singular leala, masculine plural leai, feminine plural leales)

  1. loyal
  2. honest

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Old French

Adjective

leal m (oblique and nominative feminine singular leal)

  1. Alternative form of loial

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin legālis. Compare legal, borrowed from the same source.

Adjective

leal (plural leais, comparable)

  1. loyal

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Scots

Etymology

From Old French leal et al., from Latin legālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lil/

Adjective

leal (comparative mair leal, superlative maist leal)

  1. loyal
  2. true, pure

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin legālis. See also the borrowed doublet legal.

Adjective

leal m, f (plural leales)

  1. loyal

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