See also: Galea, gálea, and gàlea

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin galea. Doublet of galley.

NounEdit

galea (plural galeae)

  1. A Roman helmet.
  2. (botany) An organ or a part of a plant that is shaped like a galea (helmet).
  3. (entomology) A mouthpart found in some species of chewing insect, which is shaped like a galea (helmet).
  4. (surgery) A kind of bandage for the head.
  5. (medicine) A headache extending all over the head.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek γαλέα (galéa), from γαλια (galia, type of shellfish), from Ancient Greek γαλεός (galeós, shark).

NounEdit

galea f (plural galee)

  1. (nautical) galley (slender Mediterranean ship propelled primarily by oars and sails)
    Synonym: galera
  2. helmet (roman leather helmet)
    Synonyms: casco, caschetto, elmo, elmetto

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LatinEdit

 
Roman galea

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Ancient Greek γαλέη (galéē, weasel, marten), with a sense development “weasel, marten” → “hide of weasel, marten” → “helmet made of hide,” from Proto-Indo-European *gli- (weasel, mouse), related to Latin glis.[1]

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NounEdit

galea f (genitive galeae); first declension

  1. a helmet.
  2. vocative singular of galea

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative galea galeae
Genitive galeae galeārum
Dative galeae galeīs
Accusative galeam galeās
Ablative galeā galeīs
Vocative galea galeae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: gàlea
  • English: galea
  • Spanish: gálea

NounEdit

galeā f

  1. ablative singular of galea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

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NounEdit

galea f (plural galeas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of galera