kall

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kalei-, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH- 'to prick, jab (into); thrust (into)'. Cognate to Lithuanian kálti ‎(to strike, forge) and Russian колоть ‎(kolótь, to prick, jab, hoe, hack)[1].

Verb[edit]

kall ‎(first-person singular past tense kalla, participle kallë)

  1. to stick (on, into), put (up), thrust, instigate

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.210

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karl, from Proto-Germanic *karilaz. Cognate with Swedish karl.

Noun[edit]

kall m

  1. man (male human)
  2. husband
Declension[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

kall

  1. imperative of kalle

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kalder, kaller, from Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kall

  1. cold; having a low temperature.
  2. unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kall
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular kall kallare kallast
Neuter singular kallt kallare kallast
Plural kalla kallare kallast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 kalle kallare kallaste
All kalla kallare kallaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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