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Tal

Tal

See also: tal, tál, tâl, tål, -tal, and -tál

German

Alternative forms

Noun

Tal n (genitive Tals or Tales, plural Täler)

  1. valley

Declension

tal

tal

See also: Tal, tál, tâl, tål, -tal, -tál, taal, and tall

Amal

Noun

tal

  1. woman

References

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Catalan

Adjective

tal

  1. such

Derived terms

  • com a tal
  • tal i tal

Adverb

tal

  1. like that, in thay way

Derived terms

Pronoun

tal

  1. anything, whatever

Crimean Tatar

Noun

tal

  1. willow

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse tal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tal/, [tˢal]

Noun

tal n (singular definite tallet, plural indefinite tal)

  1. number
  2. figure
  3. digit
  4. numeral
Inflection

Etymology 2

See tale.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /taːl/, [tˢæːˀl]

Verb

tal

  1. imperative of tale

References


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑl

Determiner

tal

  1. (~ van) numerous, many, lots
    Je hebt tal van mogelijkheden - You have lots of possibilities

Noun

tal n (plural tallen)

  1. number

Usage notes

Tal is almost never used to say 'number', getal and nummer are used instead.

Derived terms

Anagrams


Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰɛaːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːl

Noun

tal n (genitive singular tals, plural tøl)

  1. number
  2. (grammar) number

Declension

n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tal talið tøl tølini
Accusative tal talið tøl tølini
Dative tali talinum tølum tølunum
Genitive tals talsins tala talanna

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

tal n (genitive singular tals, nominative plural töl)

  1. speech, talk, the act of talking
  2. a conversation
  3. count, number
    Mennirnir voru hundrað talsins.
    The men were a hundred all told.

Declension

See also


Kurdish

Adjective

tal

  1. sour

Lojban

Rafsi

tal

  1. rafsi of talsa.

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

tal

  1. imperative of tale

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse tal

Noun

tal n (definite singular talet, indefinite plural tal, definite plural tala)

  1. number, numeral

Derived terms

See also

References


Novial

Determiner

tal

  1. Shortened form of tali

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dalą, whence also Old English dæl, Old Norse dalr.

Noun

tal n

  1. valley

Descendants


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *talą (number, speech). Cognate with Old English tæl, Old Saxon gital.

Pronunciation

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈtɑl/

Noun

tal n (genitive tals, plural tǫl)

  1. a talk, parley, conversation
    • Ólafs saga Helga 87, in 1830, Þ. Guðmundsson, C. C. Rafn, Þ. Helgason, Fornmanna sögur, Volume IV. Copenhagen, page 196:
      [] kom hún enn til konúngs, ok sátu þau jarl öll samt á tali, []
      [] but she came to the king, and yet sat all the jarls in talks, []
  2. speech, language
    • Stjórn 61, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 204:
      Sneri hann þa nafni Josephs ok kalladi hann heimsins hialpara upp aa Egiptalandz tal ok tungu.
      He turned then, speaking Joseph's name and calling him home for help in speech and tongue of Egyptian lands.
  3. a tale, number, enumeration
    • Barlaams Saga 137, in 1851, R. Keyser, C. R. Unger, Barlaams ok Josaphats saga. Christiania, page 133:
      Hon er oc i tale með oðrum himintunglum, []
      She is in that number with other heavenly bodies, []
  4. (especially in compounds) a tale, list, series
    • Gulaþings-lög 301, in 1846, E. Hertzberg, Norges gamle love indtil 1387, Volume I. Christiania, page 99:
      [] þa ſkolo fara a þing oc bioða ſic i tal með oðrom monnom.
      [] then shall go to the Thing and enter the lists with other men.

Declension

Related terms

  • tala (talk, speech)
  • tala (to talk, speak)
  • tali (teller, counter)

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Danish: tal n
  • Elfdalian: tal n
  • Faroese: tal n
  • Icelandic: tal n
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tall n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tal n
  • Swedish: tal n (Old Swedish tal)

References

  • tal in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tal in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • tal in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Pipil

Etymology

Compare Classical Nahuatl tlālli (land)

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈtaːl/
  • (Izalco) IPA(key): /ˈtal/
  • (Jicalapa) IPA(key): /ˈtaɬʲ/

Noun

tāl (plural tālmet or tajtāl)

  1. land, ground
    Tiktukat ne shupanmil keman ne tal waktuk
    For the rainy season, we plant the corn when the ground has dried up
  2. earth, dirt, soil
    Tikwiwitat iwan tal pal tiktukat ka senkak
    We uproot it keeping some soil (on the roots) to plant it somewhere else
  3. terrain, field, region, country
    Ashan ne Nawat semaya munutza tik ini tal
    Now Nawat (Pipil) is only spoken in this country

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tal/

Noun

Chemical element
Tl Previous: rtęć (Hg)
Next: ołów (Pb)

tal m inan

  1. thallium (chemical element, Tl, atomic number 81)

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese tal, from Latin tālis, from Proto-Indo-European *tód (demonstrative pronoun). Displaced collateral form atal.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈtaɫ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtaw/
  • Hyphenation: tal
  • Rhymes: -aw

Pronoun

tal

  1. such

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:tal.


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin tālis. Compare French tel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tal/

Adjective

tal m, f (plural tales)

  1. such

Derived terms


Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish tal, from Old Norse tal, from Proto-Germanic *talą.

Pronunciation

Noun

tal n

  1. (mathematics) number
    reellt tal
    real number
  2. (school) An exercise involving calculations given to the pupil, especially at lower levels.
    Hur många tal fick ni i matteläxa idag?
    How many maths exercise did you have as homework today?
  3. speech; the ability to use vocalizations to communicate
  4. speech; a long oral message given publicly

Declension

Inflection of tal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tal talet tal talen
Genitive tals talets tals talens

Related terms


Tzotzil

Pronunciation

  • (Zinacantán) IPA(key): /tʰäl/

Verb

tal

  1. (intransitive) to come
    ¿Bu likemot tal? - Where do you come from? (lit. where have you come?)

Synonyms

  • (Zinacantán) yul

Derived terms

(Nouns)

  • talel

References


Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tal/

Adjective

tal (feminine singular tal, plural tal)

  1. tall

Antonyms

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tal dal nhal thal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.