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Thomas More's birth was noted by his father upon a blank page at the back of a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia Regum Britanniae'; for a lawyer John More was remarkably inexact in his references to that natal year, and the date has been moved from 1477 to 1478 and back again.
Peter Ackroyd

Meaning of "natal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NATAL

From Latin nātālis of one's birth, from nātus, from nascī to be born.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NATAL

natal  [ˈneɪtəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NATAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Natal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NATAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of natal in the English dictionary

The definition of natal in the dictionary is of or relating to birth.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NATAL


antenatal
ˌæntɪˈneɪtəl
capital
ˈkæpɪtəl
datal
ˈdeɪtəl
digital
ˈdɪdʒɪtəl
fatal
ˈfeɪtəl
hiatal
haɪˈeɪtəl
hospital
ˈhɒspɪtəl
little
ˈlɪtəl
meatal
mɪˈeɪtəl
neonatal
ˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl
nonfatal
ˌnɒnˈfeɪtəl
parastatal
ˌpærəˈsteɪtəl
perinatal
ˌpɛrɪˈneɪtəl
postnatal
pəʊstˈneɪtəl
postneonatal
ˌpəʊstˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl
prenatal
priːˈneɪtəl
primatal
praɪˈmeɪtəl
ratal
ˈreɪtəl
ratel
ˈreɪtəl
statal
ˈsteɪtəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NATAL

nat.
natalitial
natalities
natality
natant
natantly
natation
natational
natatoria
natatorial
natatorium
natatory
natch
nates
NATFHE
Nathan
Nathanael
natheless
nathemore
nathless

WORDS THAT END LIKE NATAL

amphistomatal
astomatal
climatal
crystal
dental
environmental
experimental
fundamental
horizontal
incremental
KwaZulu-Natal
mental
metal
oriental
palatal
portal
protonematal
stomatal
stratal
substratal

Synonyms and antonyms of natal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «natal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NATAL

Find out the translation of natal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of natal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «natal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

产后
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

natal
570 millions of speakers

English

natal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रसव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الولادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

натальной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

natal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জন্মসংক্রান্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

natal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Natal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geburts-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナタール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

출산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Natal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nơi sanh đẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குழந்தை பிறப்புக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जन्माचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

doğum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

natale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Natal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

натальной
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Natal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γενέθλιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Natal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

natal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

natal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of natal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NATAL»

The term «natal» is very widely used and occupies the 7.316 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NATAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about natal

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QUOTES WITH «NATAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word natal.
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Peter Ackroyd
Thomas More's birth was noted by his father upon a blank page at the back of a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia Regum Britanniae'; for a lawyer John More was remarkably inexact in his references to that natal year, and the date has been moved from 1477 to 1478 and back again.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NATAL»

Discover the use of natal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to natal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cahier d'un retour au pays natal
In preparing this edition, the distinguished literary critic, Abiola Irele, had in mind primarily the needs of English-speaking university students of French.
Aimé Césaire, Abiola Irele, 1994
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Post-Natal Depression: Psychology, Science and the ...
Chapter 2 explores the 'Competing explanations of post-natal depression', to provide a critical review of the mainstream literature on PND. It identifies the development of the contemporary clinical framework and points out the rationale and ...
Paula Nicolson, 2006
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Mission Station Christianity: Norwegian Missionaries in ...
In Mission Station Christianity, Ingie Hovland presents an anthropological history of the Norwegian missionaries in nineteenth-century colonial Natal and Zululand (Southern Africa), focusing especially on how their mission station spaces ...
Ingie Hovland, 2013
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KwaZulu-Natal Heritage Sites: A Guide to Some Great Places
Sue Derwent has assembled in the pages of this book over a hundred historic, important, beautiful and interesting sites and some that are simply fun visits.
Sue Derwent, 2006
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Natal Law Reports: Cases Decided in the Natal Supreme Court
Jan. 28. Thomns r. Thomas. contrary, the positive statement of the plaintiff that he t1902 never intended to make Capetown his permanent home, and that it was his desire always to return to Natal, which she herself looked upon as their home.
Robert Isaac Finnemore, Albert Curtis Dulcken, Sir Arthur Wier Mason, 1902
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I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression
Whether it's cleaning up after the kids and him, or expendable mothers-in-law, Erma Bombeck gets to the heart of the matter and makes us laugh through our tears. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Erma Bombeck, 2011
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Norwegian Missionaries in Natal and Zululand: Selected ...
His survivors fled across theTugela to Natal; other Zulu Christians at Eshowe and elsewhere feared for their lives. Several other Zulu converts were also executed during 1877' Some of the missionaries and their families also evacuated ...
Frederick Hale, 1996
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Black Soldiers of the Queen: The Natal Native Contingent in ...
Africans who fought alongside the British against the Zulu king.
P. S. Thompson, 2006
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Natal Regional Survey
These figures indicate that the rate of growth in the Region was similar to that achieved in Natal and the country as a whole. For example, the gross value of output in the Region in 1956-57 represented 83 per cent of the Natal, and 17 per cent ...
‎1969
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Strangers in My Mind: Living with Post-Natal Psychosis
Strangers In My Mind: Living with Post-Natal Psychosis This book is a true account of Post-Natal Psychosis through the eyes of a young mother who suffered with it after the birth of her first child.
Rachel Day, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NATAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term natal is used in the context of the following news items.
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KwaZulu-Natal police arrest two suspects after shoot-out with armed …
Police in KwaZulu-Natal wounded two suspects in a shoot-out following a house robbery in Pinetown near Durban on Thursday. «The New Age Online, Jul 15»
2
uShaka Beach targeted for Blue Flag
... Vincent Shacks, said a national jury would assess the applications received, including the ones from KwaZulu-Natal, and make a decision by ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
3
Video: DA ejected from Nkandla tour
... Eastern Cape · North West · Northern Cape · KwaZulu-Natal · Free ... You are here: IOL / News / South Africa / KwaZulu-Natal / Video: DA ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
4
Holiday Inn hotel opens in Natal, Brazil
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opens a new Holiday Inn hotel in Natal, Brazil. The new build, 216-room Holiday Inn Natal is located in the ... «FTNnews.com, Jul 15»
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Nurse refuses to help woman in labour
Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal Health Department suspended a midwifery nurse with immediate effect on Tuesday after she allegedly refused to ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
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Kwazulu-Natal Health On Consequences of Illegal Strike By …
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has noted media reports on threats of a strike by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) staff from ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
eThekwini to evict horses and people
Sithole could not confirm if all the structures would be demolished, saying they would first need to liaise with the KwaZulu-Natal heritage body, ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
8
Kwazulu-Natal Is in Hot Water As It Battles Drought
"The situation we are facing is a very serious one. There are no signs of rain coming. We are praying," said Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, MEC for ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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KwaZulu Natal premier's bodyguard shot dead
KwaZulu Natal premier's bodyguard shot dead ... Zakhele Ndlovu, University of KwaZulu-Natal political science lecturer, said the latest ... «Nehanda Radio, Jul 15»
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Department to speed up pension payouts
Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department continues to be inundated with calls from employees complaining about the delay and ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»

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