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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *kalei-, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH- (to prick, jab (into); thrust (into)). Cognate to Lithuanian kálti (to strike, forge) and Russian колоть (kolótь, to prick, jab, hoe, hack).[1]

VerbEdit

kall (first-person singular past tense kalla, participle kallë)

  1. to stick (on, into), put (up), thrust, instigate

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 210

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse karl, from Proto-Germanic *karilaz. Cognate with Swedish karl.

NounEdit

kall m

  1. man (male human)
  2. husband
DeclensionEdit

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kall n (genitive singular kalls, nominative plural köll)

  1. call, shout

DeclensionEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

kall

  1. imperative of kalle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

kall

  1. imperative of kalla

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish kalder, kaller, from Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kal/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

kall

  1. cold; having a low temperature.
  2. unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of kall
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular kall kallare kallast
Neuter singular kallt kallare kallast
Plural kalla kallare kallast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 kalle kallare kallaste
All kalla kallare kallaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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