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

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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 *sol-, *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 *sel- (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. 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
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

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

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsale/, [ˈsaː.le]
  • Hyphenation: sà‧le

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sāl, salem (salt), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂l-.

NounEdit

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sale f pl

  1. plural of sala

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

sale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of salire

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

sale

  1. ablative singular of sāl

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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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NorwegianEdit

VerbEdit

sale

  1. To saddle (attach a saddle to a horse)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. room (subsection of a building)

DescendantsEdit


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

SynonymsEdit

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