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See also: kal, kål, kaļ, ką̊l, kał, and -kál

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EmilianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kál m (feminine singular klà, masculine plural , feminine plural kál)

  1. (in conjunction with ) this
    Kál gāt l-ê rás.
    This cat is red.
  2. (in conjunction with ) that (medial deixis)
    Kál gāt l-ê rás.
    That cat (near the addressee) is red.
  3. (in conjunction with ) that, yon (distal deixis)
    Kál gāt l-ê rás.
    That cat (far from both the speaker and the addressee) is red.

Alternative formsEdit

  • kl- is used in the masculine singular, before a vowel.
  • kl’ is used in the feminine singular, before a vowel.
  • k- is used in the masculine plural, before a vowel.
  • kálj is used in the feminine plural, before a vowel.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kál, from Old English cawel, caul, cāl, from Latin caulis, from Ancient Greek καυλός (kaulós, stem), from Proto-Indo-European *kaw(ǝ)l or *kowos (tubular bone, pipe).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kál n (genitive singular káls, plural kál)

  1. cabbage (Brassica)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kál
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kál kálið kál kálini
accusative kál kálið kál kálini
dative káli kálinum kálum kálunum
genitive káls kálsins kála kálanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kál, from Old English cawel, caul, cāl, from Latin caulis, from Ancient Greek καυλός (kaulós, stem).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kál n (genitive singular káls, no plural)

  1. a plant of the genus Brassica; cabbage, kale, cole, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, etc.

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