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See also töll, and Tõll

English

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Pronunciation

Pronunciation 1

  • RP IPA: /təʊl/ or /tɒl/
  • (General) IPA: /toʊl/ or /tɒl/

Noun

Singular
toll

Plural
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toll ({{{1}}})
  1. A fee for using something, esp. of roads and bridges
  2. Loss or damage incurred through a disaster
    The war has taken its toll on the people.

Derived terms

Translations

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Pronunciation 2

  • RP IPA: /təʊl/
  • (General) IPA: /toʊl/

Noun

Singular
toll

Plural
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toll ({{{1}}})
  1. The act or sound of tolling

Verb

Infinitive
to toll

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to toll (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To make the noise of a bell
    For whom the bell tolls.
  2. To ring a bell slowly and repeatedly
  3. To announce by tolling
    The bells tolled the King’s death.
  4. (law) To suspend
    The statute of limitations defense was tolled as a result of the defendant’s wrongful conduct.

Translations


Catalan

Noun

toll

  1. pool

German

Etymology

Old High German tol

Pronunciation

Adjective

toll

  1. crazy
  2. great

See also


Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtolː/

Noun

toll (plural tollak)

  1. feather
  2. pen

Declension

Derived terms


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [t̪ˠoːl̪ˠ], [t̪ˠɔl̪ˠ]

Verb

toll (present tollann, past tholl, future tollfaidh, conditional thollfadh, past participle tollta, verbal noun tolladh)

  1. to bore, pierce, perforate

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
toll tholl dtoll
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English

Etymology

Borrowed into Germanic (*tolla-) from vulgar Latin toloneum, from late Latin teloneum, from Greek τελώνιον ‘toll-house’, from τέλος ‘tax’. Germanic cognates include Old Saxon tol (Dutch tol), Old High German zol (German Zoll), Old Norse tollr (Swedish tull). See also parallel forms represented by Old English toln.

Pronunciation

Noun

toll n

  1. tax, toll, fare

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