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English[уреди]

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Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески old, ald, from Стари Енглески ald, eald (old, aged, ancient, antique, primeval), from Пра-Германски *aldaz (grown-up), originally a participle form, from Пра-Индо-Европски *h₂eltós (grown, tall, big). Cognate with Шкотски auld (old), Севернофризски ool, ual, uul (old), Saterland Frisian oold (old), Западни Фризијски âld (old), Холандски oud (old), Low German old (old), Немачки alt (old), Шведски äldre (older, elder), Исландски eldri (older, elder), Латински altus (high, tall, grown big, lofty). Related to eld.

Pronunciation[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

old (comparative older or elder, superlative oldest or eldest)

an old building.
  1. Of an object, concept, relationship, etc., having existed for a relatively long period of time.
    an old abandoned building;  an old friend
    1. Of a living being, having lived for most of the expected years.
      a wrinkled old man
    2. Of a perishable item, having existed for most, or more than its shelf life.
      an old loaf of bread
  2. Of an item that has been used and so is not new (unused).
    I find that an old toothbrush is good to clean the keyboard with.
  3. Having existed or lived for the specified time.
    How old are they? She’s five years old and he's seven. We also have a young teen and a two-year-old child.
    My great-grandfather lived to be a hundred and one years old.
  4. (heading) Of an earlier time.
    1. Former, previous.
      My new car is not as good as my old one.  a school reunion for Old Etonians
    2. That is no longer in existence.
      The footpath follows the route of an old railway line.
    3. Obsolete; out-of-date.
      That is the old way of doing things; now we do it this way.
    4. Familiar.
      When he got drunk and quarrelsome they just gave him the old heave-ho.
    5. (Британија) Used to describe a graduate or alumnus of a school, especially a public school.
  5. Tiresome.
    Your constant pestering is getting old.
  6. Said of subdued colors, particularly reds, pinks and oranges, as if they had faded over time.
  7. A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
    We're having a good old time. My next car will be a big old SUV.My wife makes the best little old apple pie in Texas.
  8. (obsolete) Excessive, abundant.

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Noun[уреди]

old pl (plural only)

  1. (with the) People who are old; old beings; the older generation, taken as a group.
    A civilised society should always look after the old in the community.
  2. (in combination) One of a specified age.
    when he was an eight-year-old ; a 62-year-old should

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German Low German[уреди]

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Etymology[уреди]

From Middle Low German ôlt, from Old Saxon ald, from Пра-Германски *aldaz. The A became an O through the effect of the velarised L in the same manner as in Холандски oud. Cognate with Енглески old, Холандски oud, Немачки alt, Западни Фризијски âld. Ultimately from Пра-Индо-Европски *h₂eltós (grow, nourish), from *h₂el- (grow, nourish).

Pronunciation[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

old (comparative öller, superlative öllst)

  1. old

Declension[уреди]

Шаблон:nds-decl-adj

Descendants[уреди]

  • Немачки: oll

Hungarian[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From Proto-Uralic *aŋa- (to loosen, open (up), untie) [1] + -d (frequentative suffix).[2]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Verb[уреди]

old

  1. (transitive) to solve
  2. (transitive) to untie

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Шаблон:hu-verbpref

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Middle Low German[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

old

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