Definition of -al in English:

-al

Syllabification: -al

suffix

1(Forming adjectives) relating to; of the kind of.
1.2From Greek words: historical comical
1.3From English nouns: tidal

Origin

sense 1 from French -el or Latin -alis; sense 2 from French -aille or from Latin -alis functioning as a noun ending.

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Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily