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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *kallë, derivative of kall.

NounEdit

kalla ?

  1. slander, calumny

Related termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

VerbEdit

kalla (third person singular past indicative kallaði, third person plural past indicative kallað, supine kallað)

  1. to call

ConjugationEdit


FinnishEdit

 
Leaves and inflorescence of Zantedeschia aethiopica.

NounEdit

kalla

  1. Zantedeschia, calla lily, arum lily (plant of the genus Zantedeschia)
  2. calla lily, arum lily, hardy arum, Zantedeschia aethiopica

Usage notesEdit

The plants of the related genus Calla are called suovehka in Finnish.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kalla (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kalla kallat
genitive kallan kallojen
partitive kallaa kalloja
illative kallaan kalloihin
singular plural
nominative kalla kallat
accusative nom. kalla kallat
gen. kallan
genitive kallan kallojen
kallainrare
partitive kallaa kalloja
inessive kallassa kalloissa
elative kallasta kalloista
illative kallaan kalloihin
adessive kallalla kalloilla
ablative kallalta kalloilta
allative kallalle kalloille
essive kallana kalloina
translative kallaksi kalloiksi
instructive kalloin
abessive kallatta kalloitta
comitative kalloineen

SynonymsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kalla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kallaði, supine kallað)

  1. to call, name, refer to
    Hann er kallaður Vífill.
    He's called Vífill.
  2. to call, to shout
    • 1928, Krummavísa (“Raven Song”, on Icealandic Wikisource) by Jón Ásgeirsson
      Krummi krunkar úti,
      kallar á nafna sinn:
      „Ég fann höfuð af hrúti
      hrygg og gæruskinn.“
      Komdu nú og kroppaðu með mér,
      krummi nafni minn.
      “Krummi croaks outside,
      calling his namesake:
      ‘I found the head of a ram,
      backbone and sheepskin.’
      Come now and peck with me,
      Krummi, my namesake.”

ConjugationEdit


LatvianEdit

 
kallas

NounEdit

kalla f (4th declension)

  1. calla

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalla. Akin to English call.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kalla (present tense kallar, past tense kalla, past participle kalla, passive infinitive kallast, present participle kallande, imperative kall/kalla)

  1. to call (to name or refer to)
    Kva kallar ein denne greia?
    What is this thing called?
  2. call (to cry or shout)

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

VerbEdit

kalla (singular past indicative kallaði, plural past indicative kǫlluðu, past participle kallaðr)

  1. to call, name, refer to (as)
  2. to call, shout

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • kalla in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish kalla, from Old Norse kalla, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kalːa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

kalla (present kallar, preterite kallade, supine kallat, imperative kalla)

  1. to call, denote, refer to; to give as a name
  2. to call, request, beckon, summon
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

kalla

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of kall.