See also: Sale, salé, Salé, sāle, säle, Säle, șale, såle, and šále

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English sale, sal, from Old English sæl (room, hall, castle), from Proto-Germanic *salą (house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (home, dwelling, village). Cognate with West Frisian seal, Dutch zaal, German Saal, Swedish sal, Icelandic salur, Lithuanian sala (village). Related also to salon, saloon.

NounEdit

sale (plural sales)

  1. (obsolete) A hall.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English sale, from Old English sala (act of selling, sale), from Old Norse sala (sale), from Proto-Germanic *salō (delivery), from Proto-Indo-European *selh₁- (to grab).

NounEdit

sale (plural sales)

  1. An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
    He celebrated after the sale of company.
  2. (Short for discount sale) The sale of goods at reduced prices.
    They are having a clearance sale: 50% off.
  3. The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

sale

  1. plural of saal (hall)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French sale, from Old French sale (dull, dirty), from Frankish *salo (dull, dirty grey), from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty). Cognate with Old High German salo (dull, dirty grey), Old English salu (dark, dusky), Old Norse sǫlr (yellowish). More at sallow.

AdjectiveEdit

sale (plural sales)

  1. dirty
    Synonyms: crasseux, malpropre
    Hyponyms: dégoûtant, répugnant, sali, sordide, souillé, terni
    Antonyms: net, propre
  2. vile, despicable
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    Synonyms: méprisable, vil
    Hyponyms: dégoûtant, répugnant, sordide
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Etymology 2Edit

From saler

VerbEdit

sale

  1. first-person singular present indicative of saler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of saler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  5. second-person singular imperative of saler

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsa.le/
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Hyphenation: sà‧le

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin salem, accusative of sāl, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

NounEdit

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
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ReferencesEdit

  • sale in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

sale f pl

  1. plural of sala

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

sale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of salire

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

sale

  1. ablative singular of sāl

ReferencesEdit

  • sale in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sale in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • sale in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • sale in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French sale (dull, dirty), from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty).

AdjectiveEdit

sale m or f

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) dirty

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sǫðla, from Proto-Germanic *sadulōną.

VerbEdit

sale (present tense saler, past tense salte or salet, past participle salt or salet, present participle salende, imperative sal)

  1. (transitive) to saddle

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sǫðla, from Proto-Germanic *sadulōną.

VerbEdit

sale (present tense salar, past tense sala, past participle sala, passive infinitive salast, present participle salande, imperative sal)

  1. (transitive) to saddle

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Frankish *sali (dwelling, house, entrance hall)

NounEdit

sale f (oblique plural sales, nominative singular sale, nominative plural sales)

  1. room (subsection of a building)

DescendantsEdit

  • French : salle
  • Norman: salle

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

sale

  1. feminine plural of său
  2. neuter plural of său

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From salir. For the interjection, sale is part of a former rhyming phrase, sale y vale; see valer.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

sale

  1. (Mexico) ok
    Synonyms: (Argentina) dale, vale

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

sale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of salir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of salir.

VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sal, salem.

NounEdit

 
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sale f

  1. salt (sodium chloride, non-chemical usage)

sale m (plural sali)

  1. (chemistry) salt

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German sä̂lich, older form of sêlich, from Old Saxon sālig, from Proto-West Germanic *sālīg.

AdjectiveEdit

sale

  1. (Christianity) Blessed, saved.
    he han skull få vaḷ sale[so] that he would be saved