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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kaal.

AdjectiveEdit

kaal (attributive kale, comparative kaler, superlative kaalste)

  1. bald

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch cale, from Old Dutch *kalo, from Proto-Germanic *kalwaz (naked, bald), from Proto-Indo-European *galw- (naked, bald). Compare German kahl, West Frisian keal, English callow.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kaal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

AdjectiveEdit

kaal (comparative kaler, superlative kaalst)

  1. without defining features, smooth, bland, plain
  2. bald, bare, without fur, plumage, foliage etc.
  3. (of a person, figuratively) skinned, without means, in a poor state

InflectionEdit

Inflection of kaal
uninflected kaal
inflected kale
comparative kaler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kaal kaler het kaalst
het kaalste
indefinite m./f. sing. kale kalere kaalste
n. sing. kaal kaler kaalste
plural kale kalere kaalste
definite kale kalere kaalste
partitive kaals kalers

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German schale.

NounEdit

kaal (genitive kaalu, partitive kaalu)

  1. weight (the numerical value)
  2. scale (device used to measure weight)
  3. importance, weight

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


VõroEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *kakla.

NounEdit

kaal (genitive kaala, partitive kaala)

  1. neck
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

kaal (genitive kaalu, partitive kaalu)

  1. weight
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Wik-MungkanEdit

NounEdit

kaal

  1. mother's younger brother; uncle

Yucatec MayaEdit

NounEdit

kaal (plural kaaloʼob)

  1. (anatomy) neck