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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French salle.

NounEdit

salle (plural salles)

  1. A hall or room used for fencing.
    • 2001, Nick Evangelista, Anita Evangelista, The Woman Fencer
      Your local fencing salle is a good place to relax and unwind and let the cares of the day take a backseat for a while. Meeting someone on the fencing strip, blade in hand, can become your only concern for two or three hours a couple of times a week.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French salle, from Old French sale (a large room, large reception hall), from Frankish *sal (dwelling, house, entrance hall), from Proto-Germanic *salą (dwelling, house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (human settlement, village, dwelling). Cognate with Old High German sal (dwelling, house, entrance hall) (whence German Saal), Old Norse salr (room, hall) (whence Icelandic salur), Old English sæl (room, hall, castle). Cognate with Italian sala, Portuguese sala and Spanish sala. More at salon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sal/
  • (file)

NounEdit

salle f (plural salles)

  1. hall
  2. room (in a house)

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French sale (a large room, large reception hall), from Frankish *sal (dwelling, house, entrance hall), from Proto-Germanic *salą (dwelling, house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (human settlement, village, dwelling).

NounEdit

salle f (plural salles)

  1. room

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French sale (a large room, large reception hall), from Frankish *sal (dwelling, house, entrance hall), from Proto-Germanic *salą (dwelling, house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (human settlement, village, dwelling).

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salle f (plural salles)

  1. (Jersey) living room

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salle

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of sallar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of sallar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of sallar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of sallar.