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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

galla

  1. (dated) Oromo (a language of Ethiopia)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of galla (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative galla
genitive gallan
partitive gallaa
illative gallaan
singular plural
nominative galla
accusative nom. galla
gen. gallan
genitive gallan
partitive gallaa
inessive gallassa
elative gallasta
illative gallaan
adessive gallalla
ablative gallalta
allative gallalle
essive gallana
translative gallaksi
instructive
abessive gallatta
comitative

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin galla.

NounEdit

galla f (plural galle)

  1. gall
  2. acorn
  3. round pill
  4. pimple (caused by sunburn)
  5. hairgrip

AdjectiveEdit

galla

  1. feminine singular of gallo

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

galla

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

There are various hypotheses[1]:

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.

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • galla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • galla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “galla”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • galla” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • galla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • galla in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “gel-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 356-357

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

galla f (genitive singular galla, plural gallachan)

  1. bitch

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

galla f (plural gallas, masculine gallo)

  1. (Chile, colloquial) feminine equivalent of gallo, broad (US), chick, gal (woman)

SynonymsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

galla c (uncountable)

  1. bile

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gall (literary, second-person singular imperative)
  • gallaf (first-person singular present/future)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

galla

  1. (colloquial) inflection of gallu:
    1. first-person singular present / future
    2. (rare) second-person singular imperative

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
galla alla ngalla unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.