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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

cal (plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.
  2. Abbreviation of caliber.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cal (uncountable)

  1. (mining, archaic, Britain, dialectal, Cornwall) wolfram, an ore of tungsten
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 3Edit

From an abbreviation of calcium hydroxide

NounEdit

cal (uncountable)

  1. calcium hydroxide, slaked lime

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

cal m (plural calj)

  1. horse

Related termsEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ContractionEdit

cal

  1. Contraction of ca el.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

cal

  1. third-person singular present indicative of caldre

DalmatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin quālis.

ConjunctionEdit

cal

  1. as

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

cal

  1. road, street

ReferencesEdit

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

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m (plural cals)

  1. callus (hardened part of the skin)

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician / 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)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m or f (plural cales)

  1. ditch
  2. furrow
  3. mill race
  4. chute
Derived termsEdit

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

  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 2006-2012.
  • cal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cãal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • 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

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m inan

  1. inch (unit of measure)

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal f (plural cales or cais)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal m (plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cal f (uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

SymbolEdit

cal

  1. Symbol of caloría

Derived termsEdit


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

cal (nominative plural cals)

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

DeclensionEdit

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