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dal 1

Variant of dahl.

dal 2



(dɑːl) or


1. (Cookery) split grain, a common foodstuff in India; pulse
2. (Cookery) a variant spelling of dhal


symbol for
(Units) decalitre(s)


or dhal


an Indian dish made from any of various legumes usu. with spices, onions, etc.
[< Hindi dāl]


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Noun1.dal - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre, l, liter, litre - a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters


dhal [ˈdɑːl] n (= lentil dish) → dhal m
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Dal and Ismailov broke off from DPS back in January 2011 after scandals caused by a conflict between Dal and Dogan.
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After some two decades of close political and personal friendship, including with respect to the establishment of the local DPS organizations all over Bulgaria, Dal has criticized Dogan publicly for the latter's involvement with the former State Security, the secret police and intelligence of the Bulgarian Communist regime.
Our goal is to cover the entire country even though our strongest support comes from the regions that know well Kasim Dal and me," Ismailov explained.
Kasim Dal and Korman Ismailov, former key members of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), have reiterated that they are to form a brand new political party.