kalba

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See also: kalbą

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kalit +‎ -ba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalba f

  1. (colloquial) carousal, drinking party

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kalba in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁- (to shout), which is imitative. Related to Old English hlowan (to low, make a noise like a cow), Old High German halan (to call), Ancient Greek κλεδον (kledon, report, fame), κλήση (klḗsē, to call), κέλαδος (kélados, noise), Middle Irish cailech (cock), Latin calō (to call out, announce solemnly), Sanskrit उषःकल (uṣaḥkala, cock, literally dawn-calling).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalbà f (plural kal̃bos) stress pattern 4

  1. language
  2. speech (vocal communication)
Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kal̃ba f

  1. vocative singular of kalba

Verb[edit]

kal̃ba

  1. third-person singular present of kalbėti
  2. third-person plural present of kalbėti

Samogitian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kalba f (plural kalbas)

  1. language

Declension[edit]