Clave vs Enclave - What's the difference?

clave | enclave |


As verbs the difference between clave and enclave

is that clave is while enclave is .

clave

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(head)
  • (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) .

    Noun

    (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.
  • See also

    * *

    Anagrams

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    enclave

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.
  • The republic of San Marino is an enclave of Italy.
    The streets around Union Square form a Protestant enclave within an otherwise Catholic neighbourhood.
  • A group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior.
  • ...it tends to make marriage itself a lifestyle enclave.
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  • Usage notes

    Enclaves are generally also exclaves, though exceptions exist (as detailed at ), and in common speech only the term enclave is used. An enclave is an area surrounded'' by another area, while an exclave is an area ''cut off from the main area. An area can be cut off without being surrounded (such as , enclaved in South Africa, but not exclaved). File:Enclave.svg, C is A's enclave and B's exclave. File:Exclave.svg, C is an exclave of B, but not an enclave of A. A pene-enclave (resp., pene-exclave) is an area that is an enclave "for practical purposes", but does not meet the strict definition. This is a very technical term.

    See also

    * exclave * pene-enclave * pene-exclave

    References

    * (group set off from a larger population by a characteristic) Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life - Page 74 by Robert Neelly Bellah, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven M. Tipton, Richard Madsen - 1996

    Verb

    (enclav)
  • To enclose within a foreign territory.
  • Anagrams

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