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English[]

Etymology[]

Originated 1730–40 from Latin 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[]

  • 15px 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.

Anagrams[]

  • aal, , AAL

Bosnian[]

Noun[]

Ala f (plural ale)

  1. A dragon.

Synonyms[]

  • aždaha
  • zmaj

Chickasaw[]

Verb[]

Ala [[Category:Template:Cic verbs|Ala]]

  1. To be born.

Synonyms[]

  • atta

Croatian[]

Noun[]

Ala f. sg.

  1. Template:Regional dragon

Synonyms[]

  • [[hala#Template:Hr|hala]]

Faroese[]

Verb[]

Ala

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


Conjugation[]

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Finnish[]

  1. redirect Template:finnish index

Etymology 1[]

Pronunciation[]

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

Noun[]

Ala

  1. An area.
  2. (in working life, in sciences) A field.
Declension[]

Template:Fi-decl-kala

Related terms[]
  • postpositions: ali, alitse, alla, alle, alta
  • adverbs: alhaalla, alhaalle, alhaalta, alas, allekkain, alatusten
  • prefixes: ala-

Etymology 2[]

  • Template:Inflected form of

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.

Galician[]

Noun[]

Ala f. (plural Alas)

  1. wing

Synonyms[]

  • á

Hawaiian[]

Etymology[]

From Proto-Oceanic. Compare Indonesian jalan, Maori [[ara#Template:Mi|ara]].

Noun[]

Template:Haw-noun

  1. way

Icelandic[]

Verb[]

Ala (+ accusative) (elur - ól - ólu - alið)

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

Derived terms[]

  • ala á ((+ Template:Dat; to harp on) something)
  • ala aldur sinn (to live one's life)
  • ala upp
  • ala önn fyrir (+ Template:Dat; to take care of somebody)
  • alast

Italian[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Ala f. (plural ali, poetic ale)

  1. wing

Synonyms[]

  • alia (archaic, slang)

Related terms[]

Verb[]

Ala

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

Kurdish[]

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ala

Noun[]

Ala f.

  1. flag (piece of cloth)


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Latin[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

āla (genitive ālae); f, first declension

  1. wing (as of a bird)
  2. armpit
  3. the hollow where a limb joins the trunk of an animal or tree
  4. (architecture) wings off the main room, side porches, waiting areas
  5. Template:Military wing of an army
  6. vocative singular of āla

ālā f.

  1. ablative singular of āla

Inflection[]

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

Related terms[]

Descendants[]

  • French: aile
  • Galician: á

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[]

Etymology[]

From Template:Trk[[Category:sr:Template:Trk derivations|Ala]].

Noun[]

Ala f. (Cyrillic spelling ала)

  1. dragon

Synonyms[]

  • [[aždaha#Template:Sr|aždaha]]
  • [[zmaj#Template:Sr|zmaj]]

Spanish[]

Etymology[]

From Latin ala.

Pronunciation[]

  • Homophones: hala

Noun[]

Ala f. (plural Alas)

Singular
Ala f.

Plural
Alas f.

  1. wing

Usage notes[]

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Related terms[]

  • alado
  • alear
  • aleta

Derived terms[]

  • ahuecar el ala
  • bajo el ala de
  • las alas de la fantasía

Sranan Tongo[]

Pronoun[]

Ala [[Category:Template:Srn pronouns|Ala]]

  1. everything

Swahili[]

Etymology[]

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

Noun[]

Template:Sw-noun

  1. tool

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