sale

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See also: Sale, säle, and Säle

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sale, sal, from Old English sæl (room, hall, castle), from Proto-Germanic *salą (house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sol-, *sel- (home, dwelling, village). Cognate with West Frisian seal, Dutch zaal, German Saal, Swedish sal, Icelandic salur, Lithuanian sala (village). Related also to salon, saloon.

Noun[edit]

sale (plural sales)

  1. (obsolete) A hall.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English sale, from Old English sala (act of selling, sale), from Old Norse sala (sale), from Proto-Germanic *salō (delivery), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (to grab).

Noun[edit]

sale (plural sales)

  1. An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
    He celebrated after the sale of company.
  2. The sale of goods at reduced prices.
    They are having a clearance sale: 50% off.
  3. The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French sale (dull, dirty), from Old Frankish *salo (dull, dirty grey), from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty). Cognate with Old High German salo (dull, dirty grey), Old English salu (dark, dusky), Old Norse sǫlr (yellowish). More at sallow.

Adjective[edit]

sale (masculine and feminine, plural sales)

  1. dirty
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Etymology 2[edit]

From saler

Verb[edit]

sale

  1. first-person singular present indicative of saler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of saler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  5. second-person singular imperative of saler

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sale (dull, dirty), from a Germanic source.

Adjective[edit]

sale (epicene, plural sales)

  1. dirty

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsale/, [ˈsaː.le]
  • Hyphenation: sà‧le

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sāl, salem (salt), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂l-.

Noun[edit]

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sale f pl

  1. plural form of sala

Verb[edit]

sale

  1. third-person singular indicative present tense of salire

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sale (dull, dirty), from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty).

Adjective[edit]

sale (masculine and feminine, plural sales)

  1. dirty

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sale

  1. ablative singular of sāl

Norwegian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sale

  1. To saddle (attach a saddle to the horse)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

sale f (oblique plural sales, nominative singular sale, nominative plural sales)

  1. room (subsection of a building)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For the interjection, sale is part of a former rhyming phrase, sale y vale, see valer.

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Interjection[edit]

sale

  1. (Mexico) ok

Verb[edit]

sale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of salir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of salir.

Venetian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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sale f

  1. salt (sodium chloride, non-chemical usage)

sale m (plural sali)

  1. (chemistry) salt