cal

cal

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of cal in English

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Translingual

Symbol

cal

  1. calorie

Derived terms

  • / kcal

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kæl/
  • Rhymes: -æl

Etymology 1

Noun

cal (plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.
  2. Abbreviation of caliber.

Etymology 2

Noun

cal (uncountable)

  1. (mining, archaic, Britain, dialect, Cornwall) wolfram, an ore of tungsten.
References

Etymology 3

From an abbreviation of calcium hydroxide.

Noun

cal (uncountable)

  1. calcium hydroxide, slaked lime

Anagrams

  • ACL, CLA, LAC, LAc, LCA, Lac, alc, lac

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • calu

Etymology

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse). Compare Romanian cal.

Noun

cal m (plural calj or cayi)

  1. horse

Related terms

  • cãlãrets
  • cãlar/ncãlar
  • cãlãriu
  • ncalic

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Etymology 1

Contraction

cal

  1. Contraction of ca el.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

cal

  1. third-person singular present indicative of caldre

Dalmatian

Etymology 1

From Latin quālis.

Conjunction

cal

  1. as

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

cal

  1. road, street

References

  • Bartoli, Matteo Giulio (1906) Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, published 2000

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kal/

Noun

cal m (plural cals)

  1. callus (hardened part of the skin)

Further reading

  • “cal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology 1

From Old Galician / Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal/

Noun

cal m (plural cales)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)
Derived terms
  • Caeira
  • Caeiro
  • Cal
  • cal morto
  • cal vivo

Etymology 2

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cãal, from Latin canalis. Doublet of canal.

Alternative forms

  • canle

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal/

Noun

cal m or f (plural cales)

  1. ditch
  2. furrow
  3. mill race
  4. chute
Derived terms
  • Cal
  • Da Cal
  • Dacal

Etymology 3

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese qual, from Latin quālis (which). Cognate with Portuguese qual and Spanish cual.

Alternative forms

  • cual

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal/

Pronoun

cal (plural cales)

  1. which (what one)

Etymology 4

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkal/

Noun

cal f (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of caloría.

References

  • “qual” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “cal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “cãal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “cal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “cal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “cal” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “cal” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin callis, callem.

Noun

cal

  1. street, alley

Polish

Etymology

From German Zoll

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡sal/

Noun

cal m inan

  1. inch (unit of measure)

Declension

Further reading

  • cal in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese cal, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: cal
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

Noun

cal f (plural cales or cais)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Romanian

Etymology

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kal/

Noun

cal m (plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

Declension

Related terms

  • călare
  • încăleca

See also


Spanish

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Noun

cal f (uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)
Derived terms
  • a cal y canto
  • agua de cal
  • cal apagada
  • cal hidráulica
  • cal muerta
  • cal viva
  • cloruro de cal
  • mortero de cal
  • piedra de cal
  • una de cal y otra de arena

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Symbol

cal

  1. Symbol of caloría

Further reading

  • “cal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Volapük

Noun

cal (nominative plural cals)

  1. occupation
  2. office (position)
  3. profession

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

  • cäl
  • cälan
  • cäläb
  • cälod
  • cälodön
  • cälov
  • cälovik
  • cälön
  • hicäläb
  • hicälan
  • jicäläb
  • jicälan
  • laidacäl

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