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cal

  1. calorie

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

cal (plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.
  2. Abbreviation of caliber.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cal (uncountable)

  1. (mining, archaic, UK, dialect, Cornwall) wolfram, an ore of tungsten[1].
ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ 1858, Peter Lund Simmonds, The Dictionary of Trade Products

Etymology 3Edit

From an abbreviation of calcium hydroxide.

NounEdit

cal (uncountable)

  1. calcium hydroxide, slaked lime

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AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse). Compare Romanian cal.

NounEdit

cal m (plural calj or cayi)

  1. horse

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ContractionEdit

cal

  1. Contraction of ca el.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

cal

  1. third-person singular present indicative of caldre

DalmatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin quālis.

ConjunctionEdit

cal

  1. as

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

cal

  1. road, street

ReferencesEdit

  • Bartoli, Matteo Giulio (1906) Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, published 2000

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m (plural cals)

  1. callus (hardened part of the skin)

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GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m (plural cales)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cãale, from Latin canalis. Doublet of canal.

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NounEdit

cal m or f (plural cales)

  1. ditch
  2. furrow
  3. mill race
  4. chute
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese qual, from Latin quālis (which). Cognate with Portuguese qual and Spanish cual.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

cal (plural cales)

  1. which (what one)

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal f (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of caloría.

ReferencesEdit

  • qual” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • cal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • cãal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • cal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • cal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cal” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cal” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin callis, callem.

NounEdit

cal

  1. street, alley

PipilEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *kaliR. Compare Classical Nahuatl calli (house).

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /kal/
  • (Witzapan) IPA(key): /ɡal/
  • (Cuisnahuat) IPA(key): /kaɬ/, /kaːl/
  • (Teotepeque) IPA(key): /kaɬ/
  • (Jicalapa) IPA(key): /kaɬʲ/

NounEdit

cal (plural cahcal)

  1. an enclosed habitational space, a house or room
    Ne nocompa nemi tic oni toltic cal
    My friend lives in that yellow house

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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Zoll.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡sal/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Syllabification: cal

NounEdit

cal m inan

  1. inch (unit of measure)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cal in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cal, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: cal

NounEdit

cal f (plural cales or cais)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), probably of Gaulish [Term?] origin or from something further east, such as a Scythian and ultimately Proto-Iranian [Term?] origin[1]. The Romanian word likely went through an earlier hypothetical form *căal or *caual[2].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m (plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

DeclensionEdit

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Romanian · piese de șah (layout · text)
           
rege regină, damă tură, turn nebun cal pion

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx (via the nominative), from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

NounEdit

cal f (uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)
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Etymology 2Edit

SymbolEdit

cal

  1. Symbol of caloría

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

cal (nominative plural cals)

  1. occupation
  2. office (position)
  3. profession

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