kalla

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *kallë, derivative of kall.

Noun[edit]

kalla ?

  1. slander, calumny

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

Verb[edit]

kalla ‎(third person singular past indicative kallaði, third person plural past indicative kallað, supine kallað)

  1. to call

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Finnish[edit]

Leaves and inflorescence of Zantedeschia aethiopica.

Noun[edit]

kalla

  1. Zantedeschia, calla lily, arum lily (plant of the genus Zantedeschia)
  2. calla lily, arum lily, hardy arum, Zantedeschia aethiopica

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kalla (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kalla kallat
genitive kallan kallojen
partitive kallaa kalloja
illative kallaan kalloihin
singular plural
nominative kalla kallat
accusative nom. kalla kallat
gen. kallan
genitive kallan kallojen
kallainrare
partitive kallaa kalloja
inessive kallassa kalloissa
elative kallasta kalloista
illative kallaan kalloihin
adessive kallalla kalloilla
ablative kallalta kalloilta
allative kallalle kalloille
essive kallana kalloina
translative kallaksi kalloiksi
instructive kalloin
abessive kallatta kalloitta
comitative kalloineen

Usage notes[edit]

The plants of the related genus Calla are called suovehka in Finnish.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kalla ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kallaði, supine kallað)

  1. to call, name, to refer to
    Hann er kallaður Vífill.
    He's called Vífill.
  2. to call, to shout
    • 1928, Krummavísa (“Raven Song”, on Icealandic Wikisource) by Jón Ásgeirsson
      Krummi krunkar úti,
      kallar á nafna sinn:
      „Ég fann höfuð af hrúti
      hrygg og gæruskinn.“
      Komdu nú og kroppaðu með mér,
      krummi nafni minn.
      “Krummi croaks outside,
      calling his namesake:
      ‘I found the head of a ram,
      backbone and sheepskin.’
      Come now and peck with me,
      Krummi, my namesake.”

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Latvian[edit]

kallas

Noun[edit]

kalla f (4th declension)

  1. calla

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kalla.

Verb[edit]

kalla ‎(present tense kallar, past tense kalla, past participle kalla, passive infinitive kallast, present participle kallande, imperative kalla/kall)

  1. call (to cry or shout)
  2. call (to name or refer to)
    Kva kallar ein denne greia?
    What is this thing called?

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

Verb[edit]

kalla ‎(singular past indicative kallaði, plural past indicative kǫlluðu, past participle kallaðr)

  1. to call, to name, to refer to (as)
  2. to call, to shout

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

Verb[edit]

kalla

  1. to call, name
  2. to summon, call for

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish kalla, from Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

Verb[edit]

kalla ‎(present kallar, preterite kallade, supine kallat, imperative kalla)

  1. to call, denote, refer to; to give as a name
  2. to call, request, beckon, summon
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kalla

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of kall