Focal an Lae #334
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: cál (KAWL) [kaːl]

Meaning: cál = kale, cabbage

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cál” comes from Latin “caulis” (stalk, cabbage), from Indo-European *kaul- (stalk, stem). English cognates include “kale”, “cole(slaw)” and “cauliflower”.

Scottish Gaelic: càl

2008-06-19 CPD