calu

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See also: cāļu

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kalwaz ‎(naked, bald), from Proto-Indo-European *galw-, *gAlw- ‎(naked, bald). Cognate with Old Frisian kale ‎(baldness), Middle Low German kāl, kāle ‎(bald), Middle Dutch cāle, cālū ‎(bald), Old High German chalo, kalo, kalwēr ‎(bald), Latin calvus ‎(bald), Old Church Slavonic голъ ‎(golŭ, nude), Russian голый ‎(gólyj, nude), Sanskrit कुल्व ‎(kulva, bald), Persian کل ‎(kal), Avestan [script needed] ‎(kauruua, bald).

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Adjective[edit]

calu

  1. (of persons) bald
  2. (of plants) bare

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative calwa calwe calwe calwan nom. calu calu calu calwe calu, -calwe calwa, -e
accusative calwan calwe calwan acc. calone calu calwe calwe calu, -calwe calwa, -calwe
genitive calwan calora, calwena gen. calwes calwes calore calora
dative calwan calwum dat. calwum calwum calore calwum
instrumental calwe


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Noun[edit]

calu

  1. predicative singular of cal