vale

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See also: Vale, valé, valè, valê, valë, and vale-

English[edit]

A vale

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *vale, from Old French val (valley), from Latin vallis, valles.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: vāl, IPA(key): /veɪl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪl
  • Homophone: veil

Noun[edit]

vale (plural vales)

  1. (chiefly poetic) A valley.
    • 1767, Walter Harte, The Vision of Death, The Amaranth, Or Religious Poems, 1810, The Works of the English Poets, Volume 16, page 370,
      In those fair vales, by nature form'd 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

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin valeo

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. (archaic, informal) farewell, good bye

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Further reading[edit]

  • vale in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vale in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valeh. Cognate to Finnish valhe and Votic valõ. Possibly a derivation from valama, where the word originally might have meant "sausage poured into an intestine", which was then used idiomatically with the meaning of "lie".

Adjective[edit]

vale (genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. false

Noun[edit]

vale (genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. lie

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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
  2. building

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valeh. Possibly from valaa (to cast) through val +‎ -e or rather the equivalent in Proto-Finnic. Cognate to Estonian vale.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑleˣ/, [ˈʋɑle̞(ʔ)]
  • 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

Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale

  1. lie (untruth)

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

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Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale c (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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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]

Etymology 1[edit]

A nominalisation of vale, third person singular active indicative of valer (to be worth).

Noun[edit]

vale m (plural vales)

  1. A voucher; an IOU.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See valer.

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. (Spain) okay
Usage notes[edit]

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

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin valē (be well, goodbye).

Interjection[edit]

vale

  1. goodbye, be well

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vale ?

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