caval

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cava +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

caval (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the vena cava

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse),

Noun[edit]

caval m

  1. horse
    • Matteo Bartoli, Il Dalmatico :
      el caval cuar per la cal
      the horse runs through the street

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse).

Noun[edit]

caval m

  1. horse

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan caval, from Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), of Gaulish origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Limousin) [tʃaˈvɑʷ][1]
  • IPA(key): (Auvergnat) [tsaˈvo]
  • IPA(key): (Gascon) [ʃiˈβau̯], [kaˈβaʎ], [kaˈβatʃ][2]
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): (West Languedocien) [kaˈβal]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

caval m (plural cavals)

  1. horse

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Müller, Daniela. 2011. Developments of the lateral in Occitan dialects and their Romance and cross-linguistic context. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Toulouse.
  • Oliviéri, Michèle & Sauzet, Patrick. 2016. Southern Gallo-Romance (Occitan). In Ledgeway, Adam & Maiden, Martin (eds.), The Oxford guide to the Romance languages, 319–349. Oxford University Press.
  • Atlas Linguistique de la France (ALF) (map 269)
  1. ^ Müller 2011: 43. Likewise for the Auvergnat pronunciation.
  2. ^ First variant per Müller (2011: 43) and Oliviéri & Sauzet (2016: 325), the latter pointing out that it is a borrowing of French cheval. Other two variants per the ALF, which also shows the first variant.

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), of Gaulish origin.

Noun[edit]

caval m (oblique plural cavals, nominative singular cavals, nominative plural caval)

  1. horse

Descendants[edit]

  • Occitan: caval

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قوال(kaval)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caval n (plural cavale)

  1. flute

Declension[edit]

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