χολή

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *kʰolā́, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰolh₃-éh₂, from *ǵʰelh₃-. Cognate with Avestan 𐬰𐬁𐬭𐬀(zāra, gall), Latin helvus (honey-yellow), Sanskrit हरि (hári, yellow, tawny), Persian زر(zar, gold).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χολή (kholḗf (genitive χολῆς); first declension

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

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: χολή (cholí)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰolh₃éh₂ (gall, bile), from the root *ǵʰelh₃- (yellow-green). Cognate with Persian زهره(zahre, gall), English gall.

NounEdit

χολή (cholíf (plural χολές)

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

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