kall

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kalei-, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH- 'to prick, jab (into); thrust (into)'. Cognate to Lithuanian kálti (to strike, forge) and Russian колоть (kolótь, to prick, jab, hoe, hack)[1].

Verb[edit]

kall (first-person singular past tense kalla, participle kallë)

  1. to stick (on, into), put (up), thrust, instigate

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.210

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karl, from Proto-Germanic *karilaz. Cognate with Swedish karl.

Noun[edit]

kall m

  1. man (male human)
  2. husband

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kall

  1. cold; having a low temperature.
  2. unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.

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