Clane vs Clave - What's the difference?

clane | clave |

As an adjective clane

is .

As a verb clave is





  • * {{quote-book, year=1857, author=Frank J. Webb, title=The Garies and Their Friends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=One o' 'em, night before last, split Mikey Dolan's head clane open, and it's a small chance of his life he's got to comfort himself wid." " }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1919, author=Grace S. Richmond, title=The Brown Study, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=So it's clane she is, if she ain't got into no mischief the half hour." }}





    Etymology 1


  • (archaic) (cleave)
  • * , Genesis, 22:3
  • And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
  • * , Ruth 1:14
  • And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1868
  • , author=Thomas Malory , title=Le Morte D'Arthur , chapter=11 , url= , isbn= , page= , passage=Sir Launcelot put his shield afore him, and put the stroke away of the one giant, and with his sword he clave his head asunder.}}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) clave, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) One half of a set of claves, a percussion instrument consisting of two sticks, one of which is used to strike the other.
  • (music) A characteristic pattern of beats, especially the 3-2 son clave.
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