(Irish) my child: used as a term of address or endearment
Dick Haldane, me darlint, hind the colonel the loan of yer arrum, alannah.
The Ghost Ship John C. Hutcheson
And when that time comes, Kitty ‘alannah,’ will you ever renumber yer ould grandfather, who won’t be to ‘the fore’ to see it?
Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
“Listen while I tell ye, alannah,” said Paddy, coming to an anchor on my camp-bed.
Yule Logs Various
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the of . of or relating to such a group. alanyl al·a·nyl (āl’ə-nĭl’) n. The acyl radical of alanine, CH3CH(NH2)CO.
noun a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims adjective of or relating to this sect Contemporary Examples We would have had split screens on Al-Jazeera with images of Zionists and alaouite hordes killing civilians. Israel And Syria: A Missed Opportunity? Noam Ohana March 4, 2013
noun Indian vocal music without words Historical Examples He next visited alap, but the young women of that pueblo were sickly; so he came on to Tulubin. The Bontoc Igorot Albert Ernest Jenks