Gallus

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gallus (rooster, cock).

Proper noun[edit]

Gallus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae — the junglefowl including chickens.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276:



Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely derived from Proto-Celtic *galn- (to be able).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gallus

  1. A Roman cognomen, as in the name Gaius Cornelius Gallus, the first Roman governor of Egypt.

Noun[edit]

Gallus m (genitive Gallī); second declension

  1. a Gaul, an inhabitant of Gaul.
  2. a Galatian

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Gallus Gallī
genitive Gallī Gallōrum
dative Gallō Gallīs
accusative Gallum Gallōs
ablative Gallō Gallīs
vocative Galle Gallī

Adjective[edit]

Gallus m (feminine Galla, neuter Gallum); first/second declension

  1. Gallic, Galatian

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative Gallus Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla
genitive Gallī Gallae Gallī Gallōrum Gallārum Gallōrum
dative Gallō Gallae Gallō Gallīs Gallīs Gallīs
accusative Gallum Gallam Gallum Gallōs Gallās Galla
ablative Gallō Gallā Gallō Gallīs Gallīs Gallīs
vocative Galle Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Leiden: Brill, 2009, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 149