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χολή

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognates include Latin fel and English gall. Also compare Latin holus and Old English ġeolu (English yellow).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χολή (kholḗ) (genitive χολῆς) f, first declension

  1. gall, bile
  2. (in the plural) gall bladder
  3. bitterness, wrath, anger
  4. disgust, aversion

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-.

NounEdit

χολή (cholíf (plural χολές)

  1. gall, bile
  2. bitterness, wrath, anger
  3. (colloquial) gall bladder