Meaning of -AL in English

-AL

[-al] adj suffix [ME, fr. OF & L; OF, fr. L -alis]: of, relating to, or characterized by "directional" "fictional"

[2]-al n suffix [ME -aille, fr. OF, fr. L -alia, neut. pl. of -alis]: action: process "rehearsal" [3]-al n suffix [F, fr. alcool alcohol, fr. ML alcohol]: aldehyde "furfural"

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