dale

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English dale, from Old English dæl, from Proto-Germanic *dalą. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal, Danish dal

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dale (plural dales)

  1. (UK) a valley in an otherwise hilly area.
  2. A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See dal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

Noun[edit]

dale c

  1. plural indefinite of dal

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German dalen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

Verb[edit]

dale (imperative dal, infinitive at dale, present tense daler, past tense dalede, past participle har dalet)

  1. fall
  2. descend
  3. go down
  4. sink
  5. decrease
  6. fall off
  7. subside
  8. decline
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Dutch[edit]

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dale

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of dalen

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English dæl

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dale

  1. dale, valley

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Spanish[edit]

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dale

  1. Compound of the informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of dar, da and the pronoun le.

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dale f

  1. feminine plural of dalo