dale

dale

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /deɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

Etymology 1

From Middle English dale, from Old English dæl, from Proto-Germanic *dalą. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Doal, Dutch dal, German Low German Daal, German Tal, Swedish dal, Danish dal, Norwegian dal, Icelandic dalur.

Noun

dale (plural dales)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A valley, many times in an otherwise hilly area.
Synonyms
  • dell, dells
  • vale
  • valley
Derived terms
Related terms
  • dollar
Translations

Etymology 2

Related to Low German daal or Dutch daal (lowers, descends) and French dalle (trough; conduit). Attested in English since the seventeenth century.

Noun

dale (plural dales)

  1. (archaic) A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.

References

Anagrams

  • Adel, Deal, Dela, E.D. La., Leda, adle, deal, lade, lead

Danish

Etymology 1

See dal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

Noun

dale c

  1. plural indefinite of dal

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German dalen.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

Verb

dale (imperative dal, infinitive at dale, present tense daler, past tense dalede, perfect tense har dalet)

  1. fall
  2. descend
  3. go down
  4. sink
  5. decrease
  6. fall off
  7. subside
  8. decline
Antonyms
  • stige

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

dale

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of dalen

Anagrams

  • adel, lade

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) dæle, deale

Etymology

From Old English dæl, from Proto-Germanic *dala-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daːl/, /dɛːl/, /dal/

Noun

dale (plural dales)

  1. A dale or valley.
  2. (rare) A hole or barrow.

Declension

Related terms

  • dalke (probably)

Descendants

  • English: dale
  • Scots: dale, daal

References

  • “dāle (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-08-12.

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdale/, [ˈd̪ale]

Verb

dale

  1. Compound of the informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of dar, da and the pronoun le.

Interjection

dale

  1. (Argentina) OK, okey dokey, right

Synonyms

  • sale (Mexico)
  • vale

Derived terms

  • dale que dale

Venetian

Adjective

dale f

  1. feminine plural of dalo

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