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hal

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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See also Hal, hál, häl, hål, and hæl

Danish

Noun

hal

  1. hall

Dutch

Noun

hal m. and f. (plural hallen, diminutive halletje)

  1. hall, hallway

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈhɒl/

Etymology 1

From the same Proto-Uralic root *kala as Finnish and Estonian kala.

Noun

hal (plural halak)

  1. fish
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From the same Proto-Uralic root *kole as Finnish kuolla.

Verb

hal

  1. die
Derived terms

Indonesian

Noun

hal

  1. affair

Old English

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *xailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *qoilos (healthy, intact, well-omened). Cognate with Old Frisian hēl, Old Saxon hēl (Dutch heel, geheel (healthy)), Old High German heil (German heil (healthy)), Old Norse heill (Danish and Swedish hel (whole)), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐍃 (hails). The PIE root is also the source of Old Church Slavonic целъ (Russian целый (whole, healthy)), Ancient Greek κοῖλυ (goodness, beauty), Welsh coel (sign).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /hɑːl/

Adjective

hāl

  1. sound, healthy, intact
    Iosep axode hwæðer hira fæder wære hal. Joseph asked whether their father were well. (Genesis)
  2. whole, undivided

Descendants


Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

hal, halare, halast

  1. slippery

Turkish

Noun

hal

  1. situation

Synonyms

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