kale

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See also: kalë, kalė, and Kale

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 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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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale

  1. street

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Dutch[edit]

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kale

  1. Inflected form of kaal

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Finnish[edit]

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(index ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑleˣ/
  • 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 form 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).

Noun[edit]

  1. fort, castle
  2. rook (chess)

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