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

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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 (countable and uncountable, 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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Etymology 2Edit

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.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

sale

  1. plural of saal (hall)

CorsicanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin salem, accusative of sāl.

NounEdit

sale ?

  1. salt

ReferencesEdit

  • sale” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

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. bad, unpleasant
    Le prof est capable de me fiche une sale note rien que parce qu'il m'a aperçue en ville le mercredi.
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  3. vile, despicable
    Un sale typeA vile man.
    Synonyms: méprisable, vil
    Hyponyms: dégoûtant, répugnant, sordide
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Etymology 2Edit

From saler.

VerbEdit

sale

  1. inflection of saler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin salem, accusative of sāl.

NounEdit

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

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

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

Derived termsEdit


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

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


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 sale/sal)

  1. (transitive) to saddle

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AnagramsEdit


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/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. inflection of salar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative
  2. third-person singular present indicative 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