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English

Etymology

Originated 1730–40 from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] āla (wing).

Noun

Singular
ala

Plural
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  1. (zoology) A wing or winglike structure.
  2. (anatomy) A winglike anatomical process or part, especially of bone.
  3. (botany) The flattened border of some stems, fruits, and seeds, or one of the two side petals of certain flowers in the pea family.
  4. (architecture) In ancient Rome, a small room opening into a larger room or courtyard.

References

  • Wikipedia-logo.png Ala on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • ala” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • ala” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Bosnian

Noun

ala f (plural ale)

  1. A dragon.

Synonyms


Chickasaw

Verb

ala

  1. To be born.

Synonyms


Croatian

Noun

ala f. sg.

  1. (regional, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) dragon

Synonyms


Faroese

ala, v-58
number singular plural
person first second third all
Indicative eg hann / hon
tað
vit, tit,
teir / tær / tey
tygum
Present ali elur elur ala
Past ól ól(st) ól ólu
Imperative tit
Present al ! alið !
Infinitive ala
Pres. part. alandi
Past part. a26 alin
Supine alið

Verb

ala

  1. (kvæði) to give birth to
  2. to foster
  3. to nourish



Finnish

(index al)

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧la
  • Rhymes: -ɑlɑ
  • IPA: [ˈɑlɑ]

Noun

ala (stem al-*)

  1. An area.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A field.
Declension
Related terms

Etymology 2

  • Inflected form of alkaa.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧la
  • IPA: ['ɑlɑ(ʔ)]

Verb

ala

  1. Indicative present connegative form of alkaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of alkaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of alkaa.

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic. Compare Indonesian jalan, Maori ara.

Noun

ala

  1. way

Icelandic

Verb

ala [[Category:Template:lang:is verbs|ala]] (+ accusative) (elur - ól - ólu - alið)

  1. to bear, to give birth to
  2. to foster
  3. to feed, to nourish

Derived terms


Italian

Pronunciation

Noun

ala f. (plural ali, poetic ale)[[Category:Template:lang:it nouns|ala]]

  1. wing

Synonyms

  • alia (archaic, slang)

Related terms

Verb

ala [[Category:Template:lang:it verb forms|ala]]

  1. Third-person singular present tense of alare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative of alare.

Kurdish

ala

Noun

ala f.

  1. flag (piece of cloth)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at flag. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ala in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Latin

Noun

āla (genitive ālae); f, first declension

  1. wing
  2. vocative singular of ala#Latin

ālā f. [[Category:Template:lang:la noun forms|ala]]

  1. ablative singular of ala#Latin

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative āla ālae
genitive ālae ālārum
dative ālae ālīs
accusative ālam ālās
ablative ālā ālīs
vocative āla ālae

Related terms


Latvian

Noun

ala

  1. cave

Declension

Fourth declension noun
singular plural
nominative ala alas
genitive alas alu
dative alai alām
accusative alu alas
locative alā alās

Malay

Preposition

ala

  1. like
  2. according to
  3. on

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic. Cognates include Old English æl and Old Norse alr.

Noun

āla f.

  1. awl.

Old Norse

Hyphenation

  • al-a

Verb

ala

  1. To produce.
  2. To testify.
  3. To breed.
  4. To nourish.

Hyphenation

  • ala

Adjective

ala

  1. Touched.

Usage notes

Generally used as an enclitic suffix to the word it modifies, not as a separate word.


Portuguese

Noun

ala f.

  1. section

Serbian

Noun

ala f. (plural ale) (Cyrillic spelling ала)

  1. dragon

Synonyms


Spanish

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] ala.

Pronunciation

Homophones

Noun

ala f. (plural alas)

Singular
ala f.

Plural
alas f.

  1. wing

Usage notes

The feminine noun ala is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed a sound in that it takes the definite article el (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:

el ala

However, if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la.


Related terms

Derived terms


Sranan Tongo

Pronoun

ala

  1. everything

Swahili

Etymology

From Arabic آلة (’āla), instrument, tool).

Noun

ala inv.

  1. tool

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