gallaecus

See also: Gallaecus

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of a local Celtic tribe (compare Ancient Greek Καλλαϊκοι (Kallaïkoi)); either from Proto-Celtic *kallī- (wood) or from a descendant of Proto-Indo-European *kl̥H-ní-s (hill), from Proto-Indo-European *kelH-; + a relational suffix *-aecus, of Lusitanian or Hispano-Celtic origin.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gallaecus (feminine gallaeca, neuter gallaecum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Galician

Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative gallaecus gallaeca gallaecum gallaecī gallaecae gallaeca
Genitive gallaecī gallaecae gallaecī gallaecōrum gallaecārum gallaecōrum
Dative gallaecō gallaecō gallaecīs
Accusative gallaecum gallaecam gallaecum gallaecōs gallaecās gallaeca
Ablative gallaecō gallaecā gallaecō gallaecīs
Vocative gallaece gallaeca gallaecum gallaecī gallaecae gallaeca

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: gallegu
  • Catalan: gallec
  • Extremaduran: gallegu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Moralejo, Juan J. (2008). Callaica nomina: estudios de onomástica gallega. A Coruña: Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, pages 113–148. →ISBN.