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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From gallon.

NounEdit

gal (plural gal or gals)

  1. Abbreviation of gallon.

Etymology 2Edit

Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.

NounEdit

gal (plural gals)

  1. (colloquial) A young woman.
SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

Shortened from galileo.

NounEdit

gal (plural gals, symbol Gal)

  1. A galileo.

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AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch; see below

NounEdit

gal (plural [please provide])

  1. The bodily fluid bile

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gal f (uncountable)

  1. The bodily fluid bile

AnagramsEdit


EmilianEdit

 
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NounEdit

gal m

  1. cock

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gala (to crow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gal n (genitive singular gals, no plural)

  1. crowing (of a rooster)
  2. yelling

DeclensionEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish gal, from Proto-Celtic *galā (ability) (compare Welsh gallu (be able)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gal f, m (genitive singular gaile, nominative plural gala)

  1. warlike ardor
  2. valor, fury
  3. vapor, steam
  4. boiling heat
  5. puff, whiff (of smoke, hot air)
  6. fit, bout, turn
  7. demand

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gal ghal ngal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

gál

  1. maybe, perhaps

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

gal

  1. rafsi of galtu.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English gāl (lust, luxury, wantonness, folly, levity), see below.

AdjectiveEdit

gal

  1. lascivious, lustful
    nawt ane euch fleschlich hondlunge, ah ᵹetten euch gal word ... — Ancrene Wisse, c1230
    Sweche pinen he þolien schal þat her wes of his fles ful gal And wolde louien his fleses wil. — Eleven Pains of Hell, 1300
  2. overly fond of
    Gripes freteþ hoere mawen And hoere inward everuidel, Ne be þe þarof no so gal, Eft hoe werpeþ al in al. — Eleven Pains of Hell, 1300

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary, gol

NalcaEdit

NounEdit

gal

  1. tree

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse galinn, from gala (sing bewitching songs, in actuality bewitched by magical singing)

AdjectiveEdit

gal (neuter singular galt, definite singular and plural gale, comparative galere, indefinite superlative galest, definite superlative galeste)

  1. insane; crazy; out of one's mind; mad
  2. incorrect; erroneous; wrong; illegal; morally reproachable
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See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Related to the verb gale

NounEdit

gal n (definite singular galet, indefinite plural gal, definite plural gala or galene)

  1. crow ((instance of) rooster's crowing)
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

gal

  1. imperative of gale

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

gal

  1. imperative of gala

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin gallus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gal m (plural gals)

  1. A cock, rooster

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰoylos (frothing, tempestuous, wanton). Cognate with Old Saxon gēl, Dutch geil (salacious, lustful), Old High German geil (German geil (lustful)), Old Norse geiligr (beautiful). The Indo-European root may also be the source of Lithuanian gailùs (sharp, biting), Russian зело (zelo, very).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gāl (comparative gālra, superlative gālost)

  1. wanton, lustful; wicked
    And se Iouis wearð swa swyðe gal þæt he on his agenre swyster gewifode. And Jove became so depraved that he married his own sister. (Wulfstan, De Falsis Deis)

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative gāla gāle gāle gālan nom. gāl gāle gāl gāla, -e
accusative gālan gāle gālan acc. gālne gāl gāle gāle gāl gāla, -e
genitive gālan gālra, gālena gen. gāles gāles gālre gālra
dative gālan gālum dat. gālum gālum gālre gālum
instrumental gāle

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

gal m (oblique plural gaus or gax or gals, nominative singular gaus or gax or gals, nominative plural gal)

  1. A rock

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin [Term?]

NounEdit

Chemical element
Ga Previous: cynk (Zn)
Next: german (Ge)

gal m inan

  1. gallium
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Named in honour of Galileo Galilei

NounEdit

gal m inan

  1. A galileo
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

see gala

NounEdit

gal

  1. genitive plural of gala

RohingyaEdit

NounEdit

gal

  1. A mouth

RomagnolEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gal m (plural ghël)

  1. rooster (male domestic fowl)
    • September 2012, Loris Pasini, E’ gal in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 15:
      E’ gal
      The rooster

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin Gallus.

NounEdit

gal m (plural gali)

  1. a Gaul

Etymology 2Edit

From French gal.

NounEdit

gal m (plural gali)

  1. (physics) unit of measurement of acceleration, equal to 1 centimeter per second squared

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Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

gal m (genitive singular gail)

  1. verbal noun of gail

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *galъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡâːl/
  • Hyphenation: gal

AdjectiveEdit

gȃl (Cyrillic spelling га̑л)

  1. (dated) black, dark (physical attributes)
  2. (dated) dark fur

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SomaliEdit

VerbEdit

gal

  1. enter
    musqusha gal. - enter the toilet

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

gal

  1. present tense of gala.
  2. imperative of gala.