vale

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See also: valê

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English [Term?], from Old French val ‎(valley), from Latin vallis, valles.

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Noun[edit]

vale ‎(plural vales)

  1. (chiefly poetic) A valley.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Harte
      In those fair vales, by nature formed to please, / Where Guadalquiver serpentines with ease
    • a. 1854, James Montgomery, Hymn 214, The Issues of Life and Death,
      Beyond this vale of tears / There is a life above,
    • 19th c, Alfred Tennyson, The Palace of Art,
      "Make me a cottage in the vale," she said, / "Where I may mourn and pray.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin valē, singular imperative of valeō ‎(be well).

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Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. (usually seen in obituaries) Farewell.
    Vale, Sarah Smith
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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale f

  1. Alternative form of vali

Estonian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vale ‎(genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. false

Noun[edit]

vale ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. lie

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *pale, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Noun[edit]

vale

  1. house

Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑleˣ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Hyphenation: va‧le

Noun[edit]

vale

  1. (colloquial) A lie; an untruth; a fabrication.
  2. As modifier in compound terms (vale-), false, virtual, pseudo-, fake

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vale (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative vale valeet
genitive valeen valeiden
valeitten
partitive valetta valeita
illative valeeseen valeisiin
valeihin
singular plural
nominative vale valeet
accusative nom. vale valeet
gen. valeen
genitive valeen valeiden
valeitten
partitive valetta valeita
inessive valeessa valeissa
elative valeesta valeista
illative valeeseen valeisiin
valeihin
adessive valeella valeilla
ablative valeelta valeilta
allative valeelle valeille
essive valeena valeina
translative valeeksi valeiksi
instructive valein
abessive valeetta valeitta
comitative valeineen

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valer
  2. second-person singular imperative of valer

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valere

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb valeō ‎(I am well, healthy).

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Interjection[edit]

valē!

  1. Goodbye, farewell.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is the singular form. When addressing a group, valēte is used.

Verb[edit]

valē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of valeō

References[edit]

  • vale” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • vale” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) good-bye; farewell: vale or cura ut valeas

Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale ‎(plural vales)

  1. valley

Portuguese[edit]

Um vale.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese vale, val, from Latin vallis, vallem ‎(valley).

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. valley
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb valer ‎(to be worth).

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. voucher, coupon
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Verb[edit]

vale

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of valer
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of valer

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vallis, vallem.

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Noun[edit]

vale f ‎(plural văi)

  1. valley

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale m ‎(plural vales)

  1. A voucher; an IOU.

Verb[edit]

vale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of valer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of valer.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of valer.

Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. (only Spain) okay

Usage notes[edit]

In Mexico, the complete expression "sale y vale" is also used to mean "OK".


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale ?

  1. Fix sea mark on land (Historical use in West Sweden)