galla

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

galla f (plural galle)

  1. gall

AdjectiveEdit

galla

  1. feminine form of gallo

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

galla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gallare
  2. second-person singular imperative of gallare

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from or influenced by Germanic, if the sense is "poison-sore"; see gall.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

galla f (genitive gallae); first declension

  1. The oak apple, gall-nut.
    • c. 37 BCE – 30 BCE, Virgil, Georgicon 4.267
      proderit et tunsum gallae admiscere saporem []
      It’ is good too to blend a taste of pounded oak apples []
  2. A harsh, sour kind of wine.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative galla gallae
genitive gallae gallārum
dative gallae gallīs
accusative gallam gallās
ablative gallā gallīs
vocative galla gallae

Derived termsEdit

  • gallula

DescendantsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Welsh gast (a bitch). Gaelic is possibly for *gas-liâ. Pott has adduced Spanish galgo (greyhound), which, however, is founded on canis Gallicus. See gasradh for root.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

galla f (genitive galla, plural gallachan)

  1. bitch

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

galla c (uncountable)

  1. bile

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • gallblåsa
  • gallfeber
  • gallsten
  • gallskrik
Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 17:16