chalt

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kalt, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, from *kalaną (to be cold, freeze), from Proto-Indo-European *gel-. Compare German kalt, German Low German kold, Dutch koud, West Frisian kâld, English cold, Icelandic kaldur, Swedish kall, Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌻𐌳𐍃 (kalds). From the same Proto-Indo-European root as Sanskrit शरद (śarada, autumn), Persian سرد (sard, cold), Latin gelū (frost).

Adjective[edit]

chalt

  1. (Formazza, Uri) cold

References[edit]

  • Abegg, Emil (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 36.
  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed. (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caldus.

Adjective[edit]

chalt m (oblique and nominative feminine singular chalde)

  1. hot

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