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Etymology 1

Via Middle English and Old French from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] pallidus

Adjective

pale (comparative pal, superlative er)

Positive
pale

Comparative
pal

Superlative
er

  1. light in color.
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Verb

Infinitive
to pale

Third person singular
pal

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to pale (third-person singular simple present pal, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To become pale. To become insignificant.
    2006 New York Times Its financing pales next to the tens of billions that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will have at its disposal, ...
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Etymology 2

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] palus

Noun

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Singular
pale

Plural
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pale ({{{1}}})
  1. A wooden stake.
  2. (archaic) A fence, especially one made from wooden stakes.
  3. (archaic) A territory or defensive area that one nation holds in another country, e.g., Britain’s medieval control of Calais in France or Dublin in Ireland.
  4. (archaic) The jurisdiction (territorial or otherwise) of an authority.
  5. The bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgment in civilized company, in the phrase beyond the pale.
  6. In heraldry, a vertical band down the middle of a shield.
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Estonian

Noun

pale

  1. cheek

French

Etymology

Latin pala

Noun

pale

  1. blade

Italian

Noun

pale

  1. Plural form of pala.

Kurdish

Noun

pale

  1. worker

Swahili

Adverb

pale

  1. there

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