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This article is about a word in the Belter Creole language.

xalte


Verb Edit

xalte

  1. to stay - possibly also to keep and/or to hold?[1]

Examples Edit

  • Detim da belówt im ere da wowl, sasa kemang ke to xalte wit?
    When the blood is on the wall, do you know who you'll side with?
  • Kom, to xalte wit mi.
    Come, you're staying with me.

Notes Edit

  • The origin is likely German similar to "halten" (= to hold), but with the typical Spanish pronunciation of "x" (like "ch", since at beginning?).

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