claie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish *cleta (attested in medieval Latin clida), from Proto-Celtic *klētā. Cognate with Irish cliath and Welsh clwyd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

claie f (plural claies)

  1. wicker rack; trellis
  2. hurdle (temporary fence, hedge)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic *klanja < kladnja.

Noun[edit]

claie f (plural clăi)

  1. haystack
  2. heap, pile
  3. a bunch, mass, multitude, throng, crowd

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