scală

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian scala, from Latin scāla, whence the inherited Romanian doublet scară (stairs, ladder). Also a doublet of escală and schelă. The older sense was probably taken from Greek σκάλα (skála) (17th century), itself from Italian scala.

Noun[edit]

scală f (plural scale)

  1. tuning dial (on a radio)
  2. (archaic) stop over, port of call

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