Complete Definition of "ail"

see|-ail
English

Pronunciation
RP:

  • IPA|/eɪl/

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪl|-eɪl

Etymology 1
From Old English eġlian "to trouble".

Noun
en-noun

  1. An ailment; trouble; illness.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|An ailment; trouble; illness
Finnish: vaiva
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To cause to suffer; to hurt; to trouble; to afflict.

#: What ails him? — What's wrong with him?

  1. intransitive To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.

Translations
trans-top|to cause to suffer
Dutch: schelen, mankeren
Finnish: vaivata
trans-mid
Spanish: causar dolor a
trans-bottom

trans-top|to be ill
Dutch: ziek zijn, iets mankeren, sukkelen
Finnish: sairastaa
trans-mid
Spanish: adolecer
trans-bottom

Etymology 2
From Old English eġl.

Noun
ail

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

French

Homophones
aille

Etymology
Latin allium

Noun
ail m (plural ails or, rarely, aulx)

  1. garlic

Category:French nouns


Welsh

Ordinal number
ail

  1. second

Category:Grains

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