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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English eġlian "to trouble", akin to Gothic agljan, to distress .

Noun

Singular
ail

Plural
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ail ({{{1}}})
  1. An ailment; trouble; illness.
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Verb

Infinitive
to ail

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to ail (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cause to suffer; to hurt; to trouble; to afflict.
    What ails him? — What's wrong with him?
  2. (intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
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Etymology 2

From Old English eġl.

Noun

ail

  1. The awn of barley or other types of corn.

French

Etymology

Latin allium

Pronunciation

Noun

ail m (plural ails or, rarely, aulx)

  1. garlic

Welsh

Ordinal number

ail

  1. second

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