See also: Gala, galā, galą, gaļa, gaļā, and γάλα

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French gala or Italian gala, both from Medieval Latin, Latinized form of Frankish *wala ‎(good, well).

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AdjectiveEdit

gala ‎(not comparable)

  1. Celebratory; festive.

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NounEdit

gala ‎(plural galas)

  1. (uncountable) Pomp, show, or festivity.
  2. (countable) A showy and festive party.

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DutchEdit

 Gala on Dutch Wikipedia
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People dressed for a Gala

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NounEdit

gala n ‎(plural gala's, diminutive galaatje n)

  1. ball (formal dance)



FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gala.

VerbEdit

gala ‎(third person singular past indicative gól, third person plural past indicative gólu, supine galið)

  1. to crow (of a chicken)

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FrenchEdit

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gala

  1. third-person singular past historic of galer

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gala, from Proto-Germanic *galaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gala ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative galaði, supine galað)
gala ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative gól, third-person plural past indicative gólum, supine galið)

  1. (intransitive, of a rooster) to crow
    • Matthew 26:74 (Icelandic, English 1 and 2)
      En hann sór og sárt við lagði, að hann þekkti ekki manninn. Um leið gól hani.
      Then he began to call down curses on himself and he swore to them, "I don't know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed.
  2. (intransitive) to cry, to scream

ConjugationEdit

Originally a strong verb, but now most usually weak; the strong conjugation is mostly archaic or poetic, and is especially rare in the present tense.

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gala

  1. nominative plural of gal

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gala ghala ngala
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin, Latinized form of Frankish *wala ‎(good, well), from Proto-Germanic *wal-, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- ‎(to choose, wish).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaː.la], /ˈɡala/

NounEdit

gala f ‎(plural gale)

  1. bow (ornament on a dress etc)
  2. bow tie (large)
  3. frill (guarnizione di trine o stoffa increspata)

NounEdit

gala m ‎(invariable)

  1. gala
  2. festivity

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KilivilaEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

gala

  1. not
    Gala anukwali. - I do not know.

IdiomsEdit

InterjectionEdit

gala

  1. no

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

gala m

  1. genitive singular form of gals

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *galaną, whence also Old English galan, Old Saxon galan, Old High German galan. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel- ‎(to shout, charm away).

VerbEdit

gala

  1. to sing
  2. to crow
  3. to chant (spells)

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PolishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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gala f

  1. gala (festivity)
  2. costume for gala, formal dress

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

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NounEdit

gala f (plural galas)

  1. gala (showy and festive party)

VerbEdit

gala

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of galar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of galar

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AdjectiveEdit

gala

  1. feminine singular of galo

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

gala c

  1. gala; festival
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of gala 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gala galan galor galorna
Genitive galas galans galors galornas
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish gala, from Old Norse gala, from Proto-Germanic *galaną.

VerbEdit

gala ‎(present gal, preterite gol, supine galit, imperative gal)

  1. to crow; to make a sound characteristic of a rooster
    förrän hanen har galit ... Och i detsamma gol hanen ... Förrän hanen gal
    before the cock crow ... And immediately the cock crew ... Before the cock crow (Matthew 26:34, 74, 75)
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WelshEdit

NounEdit

gala

  1. Soft mutation of cala.
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