coleslaw

See also: colesław and cole slaw

EnglishEdit

 
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white coleslaw

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch koolsla (mentioned in English as the Dutch name by at least in 1794), from kool (cabbage) + sla (salad).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkəʊlslɔː/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊlslɔː

NounEdit

coleslaw (usually uncountable, plural coleslaws)

  1. A salad of finely shredded raw cabbage and sometimes shredded carrots, dressed with mayonnaise (white slaw) or a vinaigrette (red slaw).

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: coleslaw
  • Japanese: コールスロー
  • Polish: coleslaw

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “coleslaw”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ coleslaw”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  3. ^ coleslaw” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English coleslaw, from Dutch koolsla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoːl.slɑʋ/
  • Hyphenation: cole‧slaw

NounEdit

coleslaw m (uncountable)

  1. coleslaw

PolishEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English coleslaw, from Dutch koolsla. Colloquial pronunciation results from similarity of the word to the Polish given name Bolesław.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (standard) //ˈkɔl.slɔw// invalid IPA characters (//), (colloquial) //kɔˈlɛs.wav// invalid IPA characters (//)

NounEdit

coleslaw m inan (indeclinable)

  1. coleslaw salad

Further readingEdit

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