kale

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See also: Kale, Kâle, kalė, kalë, and кале

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), from Old English cāl, cāul, cāwel, from Latin caulis. Compare English cole, Icelandic kál (cabbage), German Kohl (cabbage). Doublet of caulis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keɪl/
  • (file)
  • 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)
    Synonym: borecole
  2. Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.
  3. (cooking) Broth containing kale as a chief ingredient.
  4. (dated, 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.

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: ケール (kēru)

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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 inan

  1. street

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kale

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of kalit

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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/, [ˈkɑle̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Syllabification: ka‧le

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
Possessive forms of kale (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaleeni kaleemme
2nd person kaleesi kaleenne
3rd person kaleensa

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Ladino[edit]

Verb[edit]

kale

  1. (defective) should or ought to

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale

  1. locative singular of kał

Makasar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale (Lontara spelling ᨀᨒᨙ)

  1. body

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kale m

  1. locative/vocative singular of kał

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kale

  1. plural of kalo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kale (Cyrillic spelling кале)

  1. third-person plural present of káliti

Noun[edit]

kale (Cyrillic spelling кале)

  1. accusative plural of kal

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[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 Ottoman Turkish قلعه‎, from Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa, fort, fortress).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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
Nominative 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
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular kalemi kalelerimi
2nd singular kaleni kalelerini
3rd singular kalesini kalelerini
1st plural kalemizi kalelerimizi
2nd plural kalenizi kalelerinizi
3rd plural kalelerini kalelerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular kaleme kalelerime
2nd singular kalene kalelerine
3rd singular kalesine kalelerine
1st plural kalemize kalelerimize
2nd plural kalenize kalelerinize
3rd plural kalelerine kalelerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular kalemde kalelerimde
2nd singular kalende kalelerinde
3rd singular kalesinde kalelerinde
1st plural kalemizde kalelerimizde
2nd plural kalenizde kalelerinizde
3rd plural kalelerinde kalelerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular kalemden kalelerimden
2nd singular kalenden kalelerinden
3rd singular kalesinden kalelerinden
1st plural kalemizden kalelerimizden
2nd plural kalenizden kalelerinizden
3rd plural kalelerinden kalelerinden
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular kalemin kalelerimin
2nd singular kalenin kalelerinin
3rd singular kalesinin kalelerinin
1st plural kalemizin kalelerimizin
2nd plural kalenizin kalelerinizin
3rd plural kalelerinin kalelerinin