Sale
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Sale
See also: Sale, salé, Salé, s?le, säle, Säle, ?ale, and såle

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English sale, sal, from Old English sæl ("room, hall, castle"), from Proto-Germanic *sal? ("house, hall"), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- ("home, dwelling, village"). Cognate with West Frisian seal, Dutch zaal, German Saal, Swedish sal, Icelandic salur, Lithuanian sala ("village"). Related also to salon, saloon.

Noun

sale (plural sales)

  1. (obsolete) A hall.

Etymology 2

From Middle English sale, from Old English sala ("act of selling, sale"), from Old Norse sala ("sale"), from Proto-Germanic *sal? ("delivery"), from Proto-Indo-European *selh?- ("to grab").

Noun

sale (plural sales)

  1. An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
    He celebrated after the sale of company.
  2. The sale of goods at reduced prices.
    They are having a clearance sale: 50% off.
  3. The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
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Derived terms
Translations
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Afrikaans

Noun

sale

  1. plural of saal (hall)

French

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle French sale, from Old French sale ("dull, dirty"), from Frankish *salo ("dull, dirty grey"), from Proto-Germanic *salwaz ("dusky, dark, muddy"), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- ("dirt, dirty"). Cognate with Old High German salo ("dull, dirty grey"), Old English salu ("dark, dusky"), Old Norse s?lr ("yellowish"). More at sallow.

Adjective

sale (plural sales)

  1. dirty
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

From saler

Verb

sale

  1. first-person singular present indicative of saler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of saler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of saler
  5. second-person singular imperative of saler

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Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'sale/, ['sa:.le]
  • Hyphenation: sà?le

Etymology 1

From Latin s?l, salem ("salt"), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh?l-.

Noun

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
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Etymology 2

Noun

sale f pl

  1. plural of sala

Etymology 3

Verb

sale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of salire

Anagrams


Latin

Noun

sale

  1. ablative singular of s?l

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Norman

Etymology

From Old French sale ("dull, dirty"), from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *salwaz ("dusky, dark, muddy"), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- ("dirt, dirty").

Adjective

sale m or f

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) dirty

Derived terms


Norwegian

Verb

sale

  1. To saddle (attach a saddle to a horse)

Old French

Noun

sale f (oblique plural sales, nominative singular sale, nominative plural sales)

  1. room (subsection of a building)

Descendants

  • French : salle
  • Norman: salle

Spanish

Etymology

From salir. For the interjection, sale is part of a former rhyming phrase, sale y vale; see valer.

Pronunciation

Interjection

sale

  1. (Mexico) ok

Synonyms

Derived terms

Verb

sale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of salir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of salir.

Venetian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin sal, salem.

Noun

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sale f

  1. salt (sodium chloride, non-chemical usage)

sale m (plural sali)

  1. (chemistry) salt

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Middle Low German sä?lich, older form of sêlich, from Old Saxon s?lig, from Proto-Germanic *s?l?gaz, from Proto-Indo-European *s?lh?- ("mercy, comfort"). Compare ussel, hwällh, Old Norse sæll, Norwegian sæl.

Adjective

sale

  1. (Christianity) Blessed, saved.
    he han skull få va? sale - [so] that he would be saved

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