calare

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See also: Calare, calaré, and călare

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin chalāre (loosen, slacken), present active infinitive of chalō, from Ancient Greek χαλάω (khaláō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈla.re/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧là‧re

Verb[edit]

calàre (first-person singular present càlo, first-person singular past historic calài, past participle calàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive) to lower something
  2. (transitive) to decrease something
  3. (transitive) to drop something
  4. (intransitive) to drop, decrease, taper off
  5. (intransitive) to set
  6. (intransitive) to descend

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Further reading[edit]

  • calare in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • calare in Grandi Dizionari
  • calare in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
  • calare in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti
  • calare in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
  • calare in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

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calāre

  1. present active infinitive of calō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of calō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of calō

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈlaɾe/, [kaˈla.ɾe]

Verb[edit]

calare

  1. First-person singular (yo) future subjunctive form of calar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) future subjunctive form of calar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) future subjunctive form of calar.