See also: Vale, valé, valè, valê, valë, and vale-

EnglishEdit

 
A vale

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English vale, from Old French val (valley), from Latin vallis, valles.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vale (plural vales)

  1. (chiefly poetic) A valley.
    Synonyms: dale; see also Thesaurus:valley
    Antonym: hill
    • 1767, Walter Harte, “The Vision of Death”, in The Works of the English Poets, volume 16, published 1810, page 370:
      In those fair vales, by nature form'd to please, / Where Guadalquiver serpentines with ease,
    • 1832, Alfred Tennyson, The Palace of Art:
      "Make me a cottage in the vale," she said, / "Where I may mourn and pray.
    • a. 1854, James Montgomery, “Hymn 214”, in The Issues of Life and Death:
      Beyond this vale of tears / There is a life above,
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin valē, singular imperative of valeō (be well).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

vale

  1. (usually seen in obituaries) Farewell.
    Vale, Sarah Smith
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AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vallis, vallem. Compare Romanian vale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vale f (definite articulation valea)

  1. Alternative form of vali

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately taken from Latin valeo.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

vale

  1. (archaic, informal) farewell, good bye

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Further readingEdit

  • vale in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • vale in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *valeh. Cognate to Finnish valhe and Votic valõ. Possibly a derivation from valama, where the word originally might have meant "sausage poured into an intestine", which was then used idiomatically with the meaning of "lie".

AdjectiveEdit

vale (genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. false

NounEdit

vale (genitive vale, partitive valet)

  1. lie

DeclensionEdit


FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central Pacific *vale, from Proto-Oceanic *pale, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay, from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

NounEdit

vale

  1. house
  2. building

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *valeh. Possibly from valaa (to cast) through val +‎ -e or rather the equivalent in Proto-Finnic. Cognate to Estonian vale.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑleˣ/, [ˈʋɑle̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Syllabification: va‧le

NounEdit

vale

  1. (colloquial) lie; untruth; fabrication.
  2. (as modifier in compounds) false, fake; virtual; pseudo-; see vale-

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vale (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative vale valeet
genitive valeen valeiden
valeitten
partitive valetta valeita
illative valeeseen valeisiin
valeihin
singular plural
nominative vale valeet
accusative nom. vale valeet
gen. valeen
genitive valeen valeiden
valeitten
partitive valetta valeita
inessive valeessa valeissa
elative valeesta valeista
illative valeeseen valeisiin
valeihin
adessive valeella valeilla
ablative valeelta valeilta
allative valeelle valeille
essive valeena valeina
translative valeeksi valeiksi
instructive valein
abessive valeetta valeitta
comitative valeineen
Possessive forms of vale (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person valeeni valeemme
2nd person valeesi valeenne
3rd person valeensa

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GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valer
  2. second-person singular imperative of valer

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

vale

  1. lie (untruth)

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

vale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of valere

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb valeō (I am well, healthy).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

valē

  1. Goodbye, farewell.

Usage notesEdit

  • This is the singular form. When addressing a group, valēte is used.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: vale

VerbEdit

valē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of valeō

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vale in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vale in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vale in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • vale in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) good-bye; farewell: vale or cura ut valeas

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French val, from Latin vallis. Compare valey.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vale (plural vales)

  1. valley (depression between hills)
  2. battlefield (place of battle)
  3. (figuratively) (A place of) hardship.
  4. (rare) An indentation or depression.
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

vale

  1. Alternative form of valen

PortugueseEdit

 
Um vale.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈva.li/, [ˈva.li]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈva.lɨ/, [ˈva.lɨ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese vale, val, from Latin vallis, vallem (valley).

NounEdit

vale m (plural vales)

  1. valley
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Etymology 2Edit

From the verb valer (to be worth).

NounEdit

vale m (plural vales)

  1. voucher, coupon
    Synonyms: (Brazil) cupom, (Portugal) cupão

VerbEdit

vale

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of valer
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of valer

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vallis, vallem. Compare Aromanian vali / vale.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vale f (plural văi)

  1. valley

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A nominalisation of vale, third person singular active indicative of valer (to be worth).

NounEdit

vale m (plural vales)

  1. a voucher; an IOU
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See valer.

InterjectionEdit

vale

  1. (Spain) okay
Usage notesEdit

In Mexico, the complete expression sale y vale is also used to mean "OK".

VerbEdit

vale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of valer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of valer.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of valer.

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin valē (be well, goodbye).

InterjectionEdit

vale

  1. goodbye, be well

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

vale ?

  1. Fix sea mark on land (Historical use in West Sweden)

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YolaEdit

VerbEdit

vale

  1. Alternative form of vall