calle

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See also: callé and Calle

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin callis, callem.

Noun[edit]

calle f (plural calles)

  1. street

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin callem, accusative singular of callis (path).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal.le/, [ˈkälle̞]
  • Stress: càlle
  • Hyphenation: cal‧le

Noun[edit]

calle f (plural calli)

  1. (archaic):
    1. (narrow) path
      Synonyms: sentiero, stradina
      • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto X, lines 1–3, page 150:
        Or sen va per un secreto calle, ¶ tra ’l muro de la terra e li martìri, ¶ lo mio maestro, e io dopo le spalle.
        Now onward goes, along a narrow path between the torments and the city wall, ⁠my Master, and I follow at his back.
    2. route, way, road
      Synonyms: cammino, tragitto
      • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto I, lines 16–18, page 7:
        guardai in alto e vidi le sue spalle ¶ vestite già de’ raggi del pianeta ¶ che mena dritto altrui per ogne calle.
        Upward I looked, and I beheld its shoulders, vested already with that planet's rays which leadeth others right by every road.
  2. (Venice) alley (especially in Venice)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

callē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of calleō

References[edit]

  • calle in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin callis, callem.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • c/ (abbreviation)

Noun[edit]

calle f (plural calles)

  1. street
    Synonyms: calzada, pista
  2. lane (in a pool or racetrack, but not a highway)
Synonyms[edit]
  • (lane): carril
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

calle

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

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Adjective[edit]

calle

  1. warm