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NounEdit

gals

  1. plural of gal

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AdjectiveEdit

gals

  1. plural of gal

NounEdit

gals

  1. plural of gal

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Indo-European *gʷelH- (ablauted to *gʷol-). Cognates: Lithuanian gãlas (id.), Old Prussian gallan ((acc.)), golis (death), Old Norse kveld (evening, end of the day), etc.

Semantic development:

  1. "to stab" > "to kill" > "death", from here the verbs galēt (to slay), galināt, nogalināt (to kill), the same development in Proto-Germanic *kwalmaz also from *gʷol-
  2. "to stab" > "a sharp point, tip, end."[1]

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NounEdit

gals m (1st declension)

  1. tip, end
  2. conclusion
  3. ending
  4. (figuratively) demise, death
    darīt sev galuto kill oneself

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “gals”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

OccitanEdit

NounEdit

gals

  1. plural of gal

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

gals m

  1. inflection of gal:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular