kale

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See also: kalë, kalė, and Kale

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English cawul, Old English cāwel, from Latin caulis; compare cole, Icelandic kál (cabbage), German Kohl (cabbage).

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kale (usually uncountable, plural kales)

  1. An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)
  2. (slang) money
    • 1921, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Efficiency Expert[1], edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2012:
      I’ll bet he takes nine-tenths of his kale from women and children, and he’s an honored citizen.
  3. Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.

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Basque[edit]

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kale

  1. street

Dutch[edit]

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kale

  1. Inflected form of kaal

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Finnish[edit]

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(index ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧le
  • Rhymes: -e
  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑle(ʔ)/

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kale

  1. (botany) glume

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Romani[edit]

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kale

  1. Plural form of kalo.

Swahili[edit]

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kale (needs class)

  1. old times

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قلعة (qalʿa, fort, fortress).

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  1. fort, castle
  2. rook (chess)

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