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Encyclopedia

Sal or SAL may refer to:

Names or words

  • A nickname for Salvatore, a common Italian name
  • Sal (Shorea robusta), a tree found in southern Asia that is an important source of hardwood timber
  • Sal, Cape Verde, an island in Cape Verde
  • Sal River (India), a river in Goa
  • Sal River, a river in Russia
  • Sumerian for "woman", see MUNUS
  • Sal, a character in the sci-fi animated TV series Futurama
  • Jordan DeBrincat, from Ontario, Canada.
  • Jennifer Stranges from Ontario, Canada.
  • Sir Alan Sugar

Abbreviations

  • Salt
  • Salutation
  • El Salvador International Airport, whose IATA code is "SAL"
  • Setia Amanah Luhur or SAL Group of Colleges, a private higher education institution in Malaysia

Acronyms


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also Sal, sál, şal, šal, and šál

Contents

English

Noun

Singular
sal

Plural
uncountable

sal (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) salt

Usage notes

Was used predominantly to form the names of various chemical compounds.

Derived terms

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Verb

sal

  1. shall, will

Franco-Provençal

Noun

sal f.

  1. salt

Galician

Noun

sal m.

  1. salt

Kurdish

Noun

sal f.

  1. year

Latin

Noun

sāl (genitive salis); m, third declension

  1. salt
    cum grānō salis : with a grain of salt
  2. wit

Inflection

Third declension (3).

Number Singular Plural
nominative sāl salēs
genitive salis salum
dative salī salibus
accusative salem salēs
ablative sale salibus
vocative sāl salēs

Derived terms

Descendants


Norwegian

Noun

sal m. (definite singular salen; indefinite plural saler; definite plural salene)

  1. A large room in which parties and meetings are held.

Old English

Etymology

From West Proto-Germanic Cognate with Old Saxon sēl (Dutch zeel), Old High German seil (German Seil).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /sɑːl/

Noun

sāl m.

  1. rope, cord, rein

Descendants


Portuguese

Noun

sal m. (plural sais)

  1. salt

Romanian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Turkish sal < Persian شال (šāl).

Noun

sal n. (plural saluri)

  1. (rare) shawl, scarf
Synonyms

Etymology 2

Shortened form of salut.

Interjection

sal!

  1. (informal) hey!
  2. (informal) bye!
Synonyms

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin sal.

Noun

sal f. (plural sales)

Singular
sal f.

Plural
sales f.

  1. salt

Related terms

Verb

sal (infinitive: salir)

  1. informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of salir.

Swedish

Inflection for sal Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sal salen salar salarna
Genitive sals salens salars salarnas

Pronunciation

Noun

sal

  1. A large room in which parties and meetings are held.

Volapük

Noun

sal

  1. salt







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