caille

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See also: caillé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French, from Old French quaille, from Old Dutch *kwakila (compare Dutch kwakkel), blend of kwak (quack) and *hwahtila (quail) (compare dialectal Dutch wachtel), diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *kʷoḱt-. More at quail, Wachtel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caille f (plural cailles)

  1. quail

Verb[edit]

caille

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

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pallium.

Noun[edit]

caille f

  1. veil
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

caille f

  1. genitive singular of caill