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  • enPR: dāl, IPA(key): /deɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

From Middle English dale, from Old English dæl, from Proto-West Germanic *dal, from Proto-Germanic *dalą.

dale (plural dales)

  1. (chiefly British, slightly dated outside Yorkshire etc.) A valley, often in an otherwise hilly area.
    Synonyms: dell, dells, vale
  2. The sunken or grooved portion of the surface of a vinyl record.
    Antonym: hill
  • dollar

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

dale (plural dales)

  1. (archaic) A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
  • ALDE, Adel, Deal, Dela, E.D. La., Lade, Leda, adle, deal, lade, lead
  • daleni (Plural)

From dal (I exit, go out); see dal for more.


  1. come out, get out (as a request, plea or as an order)

Short form of ndal (I halt, stop, rest, hold up). See ndal and dal for more.


  1. wait, stay, hold up
    Synonym: ndal
  2. don't hurry, relax, chill
  • [2] interjection dale (dále) (plural daleni (dáleni)) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

See dal.

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

dale c

  1. indefinite plural of dal

From Middle Low German dalen.

  • IPA(key): /daːlə/, [ˈd̥æːlə]

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
  • stige


  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of dalen
  • adel, lade


  1. Romanization of 𐌳𐌰𐌻𐌴
  • (Early ME) dæle, deale

From Old English dæl, from Proto-West Germanic *dal.

  • IPA(key): /daːl/, /dɛːl/, /dal/

dale (plural dales)

  1. A dale or valley.
  2. (rare) A hole or barrow.
  • dalke (probably)
  • English: dale
  • Scots: dale, daal
  • “dāle, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-08-12.


  1. daughter
  • Association pour la Promotion de la Langue Mogum, 2012, Usunoŋten nasarawe 1. Transition de mogoum en français.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdale/ [ˈd̪a.le]
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Syllabification: da‧le


  1. (Argentina) OK, okey dokey, right
    Synonyms: vale, (Mexico) sale, okey


  1. inflection of dar:
    1. second-person singular imperative combined with le
    2. second-person singular voseo imperative combined with le
  • “dale”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
  • dali

Borrowed from Spanish dale.

  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈdale/ [ˈdaː.lɛ]
  • Rhymes: -ale
  • Syllabification: da‧le

dale (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜎᜒ)

  1. unprovoked attack (verbal or physical)
    Synonyms: tira, sabak, banat
  2. (colloquial) speaking out of turn
    Synonyms: satsat, daldal, tsismis

dale (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜎᜒ)

  1. go ahead!; go on!
    Synonyms: sige, sulong

dale f

  1. feminine plural of dalo

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