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See also: Kale, Kâle, kalė, and kalë

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EnglishEdit

 
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Curly kale, one of the many varieties of kale

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English cale or cal (northern dialect), variant of col (cole), Old English cāl, cāul, cāwel, from Latin caulis. Compare English cole, Icelandic kál (cabbage), German Kohl (cabbage).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /keɪl/
  • Hyphenation: kale

NounEdit

kale (usually uncountable, plural kales)

  1. An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)
  2. Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.
  3. (slang) money
    • 1921, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Efficiency Expert[1], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2012:
      I’ll bet he takes nine-tenths of his kale from women and children, and he’s an honored citizen.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

kale

  1. street

DeclensionEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kale

  1. Inflected form of kaal

AnagramsEdit


FinnishEdit

 
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(index ka)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑleˣ/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧le
  • Rhymes: -e

NounEdit

kale

  1. (botany) glume

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kale (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative kale kaleet
genitive kaleen kaleiden
kaleitten
partitive kaletta kaleita
illative kaleeseen kaleisiin
kaleihin
singular plural
nominative kale kaleet
accusative nom. kale kaleet
gen. kaleen
genitive kaleen kaleiden
kaleitten
partitive kaletta kaleita
inessive kaleessa kaleissa
elative kaleesta kaleista
illative kaleeseen kaleisiin
kaleihin
adessive kaleella kaleilla
ablative kaleelta kaleilta
allative kaleelle kaleille
essive kaleena kaleina
translative kaleeksi kaleiksi
instructive kalein
abessive kaleetta kaleitta
comitative kaleineen

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LadinoEdit

VerbEdit

kale

  1. (defective) should or ought to

RomaniEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kale

  1. plural of kalo

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

kale (n class, plural kale)

  1. antiquity, the past

AdjectiveEdit

-a kale (invariable)

  1. ancient, old

AntonymsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَلْعَة (qalʿa, fort, fortress).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kale (definite accusative kaleyi, plural kaleler)

  1. fort, castle, fortress, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook
  3. (sports) goal (an area into which the players attempt to put the ball)
  4. (politics) stronghold (of an ideology)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kale
Definite accusative kaleyi
Singular Plural
Nominative kale kaleler
Definite accusative kaleyi kaleleri
Dative kaleye kalelere
Locative kalede kalelerde
Ablative kaleden kalelerden
Genitive kalenin kalelerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kalem kalelerim
2nd singular kalen kalelerin
3rd singular kalesi kaleleri
1st plural kalemiz kalelerimiz
2nd plural kaleniz kaleleriniz
3rd plural kaleleri kaleleri