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See also: gole and golé


Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit


  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɨlɛ/, [ˈɡɨlə]; /ˈɡɛlɛ/, [ˈɡɛlə]

Etymology 1Edit

From the root of goły (naked, bare), from Proto-Slavic *golъ; compare Polish goły, Russian го́лый (gólyj), and Old Church Slavonic голъ (golŭ).


góle n (genitive góleśa, plural źiśi)

  1. child

The words źiśe and góle are in a suppletive relationship. In the nominative and accusative singular, źiśe and góle are both found; in these cases góle implies a young child (up to about 6 years old) and źiśe a somewhat older one. The genitive, dative, instrumental, and locative singular as well the entire dual are formed from góle, while the plural is formed from źiśe; in these cases there is no semantic distinction between the two roots.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.



  1. inflection of góla:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative and accusative plural