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EtymologyEdit

From earlier *kealb, from Anglo-Frisian *kælb, from West Germanic *kalb, from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Old Saxon and Old Dutch kalf (Low German Kalf, Dutch kalf), West Frisian keal, Old High German kalb (German Kalb), Old Norse kalfr (Danish kalv, Icelandic kálfur).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃæɑ̯lf/, [ˈt͡ʃæɑ̯ɫf]

NounEdit

ċealf n

  1. (West Saxon) calf (young bovine)

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