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AL may stand for:

Geography

Transport

Science and technology

Sports

Names

Past culture

  • Al (folklore), a spirit in Persian and Armenian mythology
  • Al Basti, a tormenting female night demon in Turkish folklore
  • Liber AL, the central sacred text of Thelema

Modern culture

Politics

Other uses

See also


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also al-, Al, and -al

Contents

Translingual

Symbol

al

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the attoliter (attolitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 10−18 liters (litres).

English

Etymology

Abbreviation

al

  1. assembly language.
  2. artificial life.
  3. (networking) country code for Albania.

al.

  1. other things.
  2. other persons.

a.l.

  1. autograph letter.

Noun

Singular
al

Plural
uncountable

al (uncountable)

  1. Indian mulberry.

References

  • al” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • al” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "al" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.

Anagrams


Asturian

Etymology

From a contraction of the preposition a (to) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction

al m.

  1. to the

Breton

Article

al

  1. the

See also


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse allr (all).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /al/, [al]

Pronoun

al (neuter alt, plural alle)

  1. all
  2. any

Dutch

Adverb

al

  1. already
    Het is al negen uur. — It's 9 o'clock already.
  2. yet
    Heb je al een kip gekocht? — Have you bought a chicken yet?

Derived terms

Conjunction

al

  1. even
    Al zou ik het willen... — Even if I wanted to...

Synonyms

ook al

Determiner

al (declined alle)

  1. all, all of
    al het bier (all of the beers).
    Van Gogh produceerde al zijn werk gedurende een periode van slechts tien jaar. — Van Gogh produced all of his work during a period of only ten years.

Related terms

Derived terms


Esperanto

Pronunciation

Preposition

al

  1. to; toward
    Li estas sur lia unua pilgrimo al Mekko.
    He is on his first pilgrimage to Mecca
    Islamanoj preĝas antaŭantaj al Mekko plurfoje ĉiu tago.
    Muslims pray facing toward Mecca several times every day.

Ido

Abbreviation

al

  1. a la (≡ to the)

Italian

Etymology

  • prep a + article il

Contraction

al

  1. at the, to the (+ a masculine noun in singular).

Anagrams


Korean

Noun

al ()

  1. egg
  2. tiny ball
  3. grain
  4. (prefix) bare, bald, naked, thorough

Kurdish

Noun

al m.

  1. side

al f.

  1. flag, banner

Synonyms

  • (side) alî, la
  • (flag) ala

Old English

Noun

āl n.

  1. fire

Old French

Alternative forms

Contraction

al

  1. contraction of a + le (to the)

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *alnaz.

Adjective

al

  1. all

Romanian

Article

al (masculine/neuter singular possessive article)

  1. of
    el este un prieten al meu - he is a friend of mine.

See also

  • a (feminine singular)
  • ai (masculine plural)
  • ale (feminine/neuter plural)

Saterland Frisian

Adverb

al

  1. already

Spanish

Preposition

al m. sg.

  1. (contraction of a el) at the, to the.

Swedish

Inflection for al Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative al alen alar alarna
Genitive als alens alars alarnas

Etymology

From Old Norse, compare Icelandic elri.

Pronunciation

Noun

al

  1. (trees) alder.

Turkish

Adjective

al

  1. The color red.
  2. Imperative form of the verb "almak" (to take)

Synonyms


Volapük

Etymology

From German and English all.

Adjective

al

  1. each
  2. every

West Frisian

Adverb

al

  1. already

Determiner

al

  1. all







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