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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-. Cognates include Ancient Greek χλόη ‎(khlóē), χλοερός ‎(khloerós), χλωρός ‎(khlōrós), Latin bilis, fel, holus, helvus, and English gall, Old English ġeolu (English yellow).

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NounEdit

χολή ‎(kholḗf ‎(genitive χολῆς); first declension

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

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

χολή ‎(cholíf ‎(plural χολές)

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

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