vale

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle English, from Old French val (valley), from Latin vallis, valles

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Noun[edit]

vale (plural vales)

  1. (chiefly poetic) A valley.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Harte
      In those fair vales, by nature formed to please, / Where Guadalquiver serpentines with ease
    • a. 1854, James Montgomery, Hymn 214, The Issues of Life and Death,
      Beyond this vale of tears / There is a life above,
    • 19th c, Alfred Tennyson, The Palace of Art,
      "Make me a cottage in the vale," she said, / "Where I may mourn and pray.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin valē, singular imperative of valeō (be well).

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Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. (usually seen in obituaries) Farewell.
    Vale, Sarah Smith
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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vallis. Compare Daco-Romanian vale.

Noun[edit]

vale f

  1. A valley.

Estonian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vale (genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. false

Noun[edit]

vale (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. lie

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *pale, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

vale

  1. house

Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋɑle̞ˣ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Hyphenation: va‧le

Noun[edit]

vale

  1. A lie; an untruth; a fabrication.
  2. As modifier in compound terms (vale-), false, virtual, pseudo-, fake

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valer
  2. second-person singular imperative of valer

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valere

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb valeō (I am well, healthy).

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Interjection[edit]

valē!

  1. Goodbye, farewell.
    Ave atque vale. (Hail and farewell.)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is the singular form. When addressing a group, valēte is used.

Verb[edit]

valē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of valeō

Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale (plural vales)

  1. valley

Portuguese[edit]

Um vale.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese vale, val, from Latin vallis (valley).

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. A valley.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb valer (to be worth).

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. voucher, coupon
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vale

  1. Third person singular present indicative of valer

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vallis.

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vale f (plural văi)

  1. valley

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. A voucher; an IOU.

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of valer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of valer.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of valer.

Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. (only Spain) Okay.

Usage notes[edit]

In Mexico, the complete expression "sale y vale" is also used to mean "OK".


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale ?

  1. Fix sea mark on land (Historical use in West Sweden)