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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin gallus (rooster, cock).

Proper nounEdit

Gallus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae – the junglefowl including chickens.

HypernymsEdit

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely derived from Proto-Celtic *galn- (to be able).[1] See also Ancient Greek Γαλάτης (Galátēs) and Κελτός (Keltós), which might be from the same source.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gallus

  1. A Roman cognomen, as in the name Gaius Cornelius Gallus, the first Roman governor of Egypt.

NounEdit

Gallus m (genitive Gallī); second declension

  1. a Gaul, an inhabitant of Gaul.
  2. a Galatian

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Gallus Gallī
genitive Gallī Gallōrum
dative Gallō Gallīs
accusative Gallum Gallōs
ablative Gallō Gallīs
vocative Galle Gallī

AdjectiveEdit

Gallus (feminine Galla, neuter Gallum); first/second declension

  1. Gallic, Galatian

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative Gallus Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla
genitive Gallī Gallae Gallī Gallōrum Gallārum Gallōrum
dative Gallō Gallō Gallīs
accusative Gallum Gallam Gallum Gallōs Gallās Galla
ablative Gallō Gallā Gallō Gallīs
vocative Galle Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 149