Goal

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English

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Etymology

From Middle English gol (boundary, limit), from Old English [[

  • gāl#Old English|
  • gāl]] (obstacle, barrier, marker), suggested by its derivative Old English {{ang|gǣlan||to hinder, delay, impede, keep in suspense, linger, hesitate, dupe}}, and Old English hyġegǣlsa (hesitating, slow, sluggish). Cognate with Albanian ngel (to remain, linger, hesitate, get stuck).

Pronunciation

Noun

Goal (plural [[Goals#|Goals]])
  1. A result that one is attempting to achieve.
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  2. In many sports, an area into which the players attempt to put an object.
  3. The act of placing the object into the goal.
  4. A point scored in a game as a result of placing the object into the goal.
  5. A noun or noun phrase that receives the action of a verb. The subject of a passive verb or the direct object of an active verb. Also called a patient, target, or undergoer.

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Derived terms

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Translations

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Dutch

Etymology

English, see above

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. [[goal#|goal]], target in sports, especially soccer
  2. a hit in it, a point scored

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French

Etymology

Borrowed from English [[goal#|goal]].

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. goalkeeper especially in soccer and polo
  2. (Articlesrare) target in those sports

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Italian

Etymology

Noun

Goal {{[[Modèle:|]]|}} (inv)

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Manx

Etymology

From Template:Sga {{ Template:Sga/script |[[Gall#Template:Sga|Gall]]|face=term|lang=sga}} (Gaul, Scandinavian, Anglo-Norman, foreigner).

Noun

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  1. Gaul
  2. lowlander
  3. foreigner

Mutation

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