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galla

FinnishEdit

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galla

  1. (dated) Oromo (a language of Ethiopia)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

galla f (plural galle)

  1. gall

AdjectiveEdit

galla

  1. feminine form of gallo

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VerbEdit

galla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gallare
  2. second-person singular imperative of gallare

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from or influenced by Germanic, if the sense is "poison-sore"; see gall.

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NounEdit

galla f (genitive gallae); first declension

  1. The oak apple, gall-nut.
    • c. 37 BCE – 30 BCE, Virgil, Georgicon 4.267
      proderit et tunsum gallae admiscere saporem []
      It’ is good too to blend a taste of pounded oak apples []
  2. A harsh, sour kind of wine.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative galla gallae
genitive gallae gallārum
dative gallae gallīs
accusative gallam gallās
ablative gallā gallīs
vocative galla gallae

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Welsh gast (a bitch). Gaelic is possibly for *gas-liâ. Pott has adduced Spanish galgo (greyhound), which, however, is founded on canis Gallicus. See gasradh for root.

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galla f (genitive galla, plural gallachan)

  1. bitch

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SwedishEdit

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galla c (uncountable)

  1. bile

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SpanishEdit

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galla f (plural gallas, masculine gallo)

  1. (Chile, colloquial) feminine form of gallo, broad (US), chick, gal (woman)

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