kale

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See also: Kale, Kâle, kalė, and kalë

English[edit]

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Curly kale, one of the many varieties of kale

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English cale or cal (northern dialect), variant of col (cole), Old English cāl, cāul, cāwel, from Latin caulis. Compare English cole, Icelandic kál (cabbage), German Kohl (cabbage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keɪl/
  • Hyphenation: kale

Noun[edit]

kale (usually uncountable, plural kales)

  1. An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)
  2. Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.
  3. (slang) money
    • 1921, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Efficiency Expert[1], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2012:
      I’ll bet he takes nine-tenths of his kale from women and children, and he’s an honored citizen.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cailler, from Latin coāgulō.

Verb[edit]

kale

  1. (Uri) to congeal, curdle

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale

  1. street

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

kale

  1. Inflected form of kaal

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Finnish[edit]

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(index ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑleˣ/, [ˈkɑ̝le̞(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧le
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun[edit]

kale

  1. (botany) glume

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kale (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative kale kaleet
genitive kaleen kaleiden
kaleitten
partitive kaletta kaleita
illative kaleeseen kaleisiin
kaleihin
singular plural
nominative kale kaleet
accusative nom. kale kaleet
gen. kaleen
genitive kaleen kaleiden
kaleitten
partitive kaletta kaleita
inessive kaleessa kaleissa
elative kaleesta kaleista
illative kaleeseen kaleisiin
kaleihin
adessive kaleella kaleilla
ablative kaleelta kaleilta
allative kaleelle kaleille
essive kaleena kaleina
translative kaleeksi kaleiksi
instructive kalein
abessive kaleetta kaleitta
comitative kaleineen

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Ladino[edit]

Verb[edit]

kale

  1. (defective) should or ought to

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kale

  1. plural of kalo

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale (n class, plural kale)

  1. antiquity, the past

Adjective[edit]

-a kale (invariable)

  1. ancient, old

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَلْعَة (qalʿa, fort, fortress).

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kale (definite accusative kaleyi, plural kaleler)

  1. fort, castle, fortress, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook
  3. (sports) goal (an area into which the players attempt to put the ball)
  4. (politics) stronghold (of an ideology)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kale
Definite accusative kaleyi
Singular Plural
Nominative kale kaleler
Definite accusative kaleyi kaleleri
Dative kaleye kalelere
Locative kalede kalelerde
Ablative kaleden kalelerden
Genitive kalenin kalelerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kalem kalelerim
2nd singular kalen kalelerin
3rd singular kalesi kaleleri
1st plural kalemiz kalelerimiz
2nd plural kaleniz kaleleriniz
3rd plural kaleleri kaleleri