kalu

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See also: kaļu, kału, and калу

Central Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian kalau (if, when).

Conjunction[edit]

kalu

  1. if

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalu

  1. partitive plural of kala

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly related to Northern Sami gálvu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑlu/, [ˈkɑlu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlu
  • Syllabification: ka‧lu

Noun[edit]

kalu

  1. physical thing, object, tool
  2. (colloquial) penis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kalu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kalu kalut
genitive kalun kalujen
partitive kalua kaluja
illative kaluun kaluihin
singular plural
nominative kalu kalut
accusative nom. kalu kalut
gen. kalun
genitive kalun kalujen
partitive kalua kaluja
inessive kalussa kaluissa
elative kalusta kaluista
illative kaluun kaluihin
adessive kalulla kaluilla
ablative kalulta kaluilta
allative kalulle kaluille
essive kaluna kaluina
translative kaluksi kaluiksi
instructive kaluin
abessive kalutta kaluitta
comitative kaluineen
Possessive forms of kalu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaluni kalumme
2nd person kalusi kalunne
3rd person kalunsa

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kalu

  1. 1st person singular past indicative form of kalt

Malay[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kalu

  1. (dialectal, Sambas) maybe

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalu (Cyrillic spelling калу)

  1. dative/vocative/locative singular of kal

Uab Meto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian kalau (if, when).

Conjunction[edit]

kalu

  1. if

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish kalu.

Noun[edit]

kalu

  1. thing, object
  2. stick, pole

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kalu
nominative sing. kalu
genitive sing. kalun
partitive sing. kalud
partitive plur. kaluid
singular plural
nominative kalu kalud
accusative kalun kalud
genitive kalun kaluiden
partitive kalud kaluid
essive-instructive kalun kaluin
translative kaluks kaluikš
inessive kalus kaluiš
elative kaluspäi kaluišpäi
illative ? kaluihe
adessive kalul kaluil
ablative kalulpäi kaluilpäi
allative kalule kaluile
abessive kaluta kaluita
comitative kalunke kaluidenke
prolative kaludme kaluidme
approximative I kalunno kaluidenno
approximative II kalunnoks kaluidennoks
egressive kalunnopäi kaluidennopäi
terminative I ? kaluihesai
terminative II kalulesai kaluilesai
terminative III kalussai
additive I ? kaluihepäi
additive II kalulepäi kaluilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “вещь, палка, предмет”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika