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Etymology 1Modificar

Middle English, from Old English hæġl, hæġel, from Proto-Germanic *xaʒlaz, xaʒlan (cf. Patrono:Fy/Dutch hagel, German Hagel, Swedish [[hagl#Patrono:Swe|hagl]]), from Proto-Indo-European *k̑ok̑ló (cf. Patrono:Cy [[caill#Patrono:Cy|caill]] 'testicle', Latin calculus 'small stone', Lithuanian šešélis 'shade, shadow', Ancient Greek κάχληξ (káchlēx) 'pebble', Sanskrit śíśira 'cool, cold'), reduplication of *k̑el- 'cold' (cf. Old Norse héla 'frost').

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Singular
Hail

Plural
uncountable

Hail (uncountable)
  1. Balls or pieces of ice falling as precipitation from a thunderstorm.
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Infinitive
to Hail

Third person singular
Hails

Simple past
Hailed

Past participle
Hailed

Present participle
Hailing

to Hail (third-person singular simple present Hails, present participle Hailing, simple past and past participle Hailed)
  1. Patrono:Impersonal Said of the weather when hail is falling.
    They say it's going to hail tomorrow.
  2. (transitive) to send or release hail
    The cloud would hail down furiously within a few minutes.
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From hail, a variant of hale (health, safety).

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Infinitive
to Hail

Third person singular
Hails

Simple past
Hailed

Past participle
Hailed

Present participle
Hailing

to Hail (third-person singular simple present Hails, present participle Hailing, simple past and past participle Hailed)
  1. (transitive) to greet
    Hail Linzen
  2. (transitive) to praise enthusiastically
    He was hailed as a hero.
  3. (transitive) to call out to loudly in order to gain the attention of
    Hail a taxi
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From Old Norse heill. Compare whole, hale.

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Hail (comparative more Hail, superlative most Hail)

Positive
Hail

Comparative
more Hail

Superlative
most Hail

  1. (obsolete) Healthy, whole, safe.ang:hail

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