Complete Definition of "ala"

see|Ala.|ALA|ala-|a la|à la|Äla|älä
English

Etymology
Originated 1730â40 from Latin #Latin|Äla (wing).

Noun
en-noun|pl=alae

  1. zoology A wing or winglike structure.
  2. anatomy A winglike anatomy|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
pedialite
R:American Heritage 2000|ala
R:Dictionary.com|ala

Category:English palindromes


Bosnian

Noun
ala f (p: ale)

  1. dragon.

Synonyms
aždaha#Bosnian|aždaha
zmaj#Bosnian|zmaj

Category:Bosnian nouns


Chickasaw

Verb
ala

  1. to be born

Synonyms
atta

Category:Chickasaw verbs


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|f

  1. dragon

Synonyms
hala#Croatian|hala


Faroese
fo-conj-58||a|l|e|ó

Verb
ala

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

-

Category:Faroese verbs


Finnish
Finnish index|al

Etymology 1

Pronunciation
Hyphenation: a·la
Rhymes: Rhymes:Finnish:-ÉlÉ|-ÉlÉ
IPA|[ËÉlÉ]

Noun
fi-noun|al|type=kala

  1. An area.
  2. (in working life; in science) A field.

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

Etymology 2
inflected form of|alkaa

Pronunciation
Hyphenation: a·la
IPA|lang=fi|['ÉlÉ(Ê)]

Verb
ala

  1. fi-form of|alkaa|typeverb|moodindicative|tense=present connegative
  2. fi-form of|alkaa|typeverb|prsecond-person|plsingular|moodimperative|tense=present
  3. fi-form of|alkaa|typeverb|prsecond-person|plsingular|moodimperative|tense=present connegative

Category:Finnish palindromes


Hawaiian

Etymology
From Common Oceanian; compare Indonesian jalan, Maori ara

Noun
haw-noun

  1. way

Italian

Pronunciation
IPA|[Ëala]

Noun
ala f (plural: ali, [poetic] ale)

  1. wing.

Synonyms
(archaic or slang) alia.

Related terms
alare
alato
aleggiare
aletta
ali-
aliforme
aligero
alipede

Verb
ala

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular present tense|alare#Italian|alare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|second-person|Second-person singular imperative|alare#Italian|alare|lang=Italian

Category:Italian verb forms
Category:Italian nouns


Latin

Noun
la-noun|Äla|alae|Älae|f|first

  1. wing
  2. inflection of|ala#Latin|Äla|voc|s

ÄlÄ f

  1. inflection of|ala#Latin|Äla|abl|s

Inflection
la-decl-1st|al|Äl

Related terms
alatus
alar
alarius
alate

Category:Latin noun forms


Latvian

Noun
ala

  1. cave.

lv-noun-d4|al|a

Category:Latvian nouns


Malay

Preposition
ala

  1. like.
  2. according to.
  3. on.

Old High German

Etymology
From Common Germanic; akin to Old English æl and Old Norse alr.

Noun
Äla f

  1. awl.

Category:Old High German nouns


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.

Category:Old Norse palindromes
Category:Old Norse verbs


Portuguese

Noun
ala f

  1. section.

Serbian

Noun
ala f (p: ale)

  1. dragon.

Cyrillic spelling
ала#Serbian|ала

Synonyms
aždaha#Serbian|aždaha
zmaj#Serbian|zmaj

Category:Serbian nouns


Spanish

Etymology
From Latin ala#Latin|ala.

Pronunciation
IPA|/'ala/

Homophones
hala

Noun
es-noun-f

  1. wing.

Related terms
alado
alear
aleta

Derived terms
ahuecar el ala
bajo el ala de
las alas de la fantasía


Swahili

Etymology
From Arabic ARchar|Ø¢ÙØ© or âÄla (instrument, tool).

Noun
sw-noun|ala (nc 9/10)

  1. tool.

Category:Swahili nouns

ca:ala
de:ala
el:ala
es:ala
fr:ala
gl:ala
ko:ala
io:ala
id:ala
is:ala
it:ala
ku:ala
hu:ala
ja:ala
no:ala
pl:ala
pt:ala
ru:ala
scn:ala
fi:ala
tr:ala
zh:ala

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