gala

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See also: Gala, gaļa, gaļā, and γάλα

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gala or Italian gala.

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Adjective[edit]

gala (not comparable)

  1. Celebratory; festive.

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Noun[edit]

gala (plural galas)

  1. (uncountable) Pomp, show, or festivity.
  2. (countable) A showy and festive party.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gala.

Verb[edit]

at gala (third person singular past indicative gól, third person plural past indicative gólu, supine galið)

  1. to crow (of a chicken)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gala, from Proto-Germanic *galaną.

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Verb[edit]

gala (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative galaði, supine galað)
gala (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative gól, third-person plural past indicative gólum, supine galið)

  1. (intransitive, of a rooster) to crow
    • Matthew 26:74 (Icelandic, English 1 and 2)
      En hann sór og sárt við lagði, að hann þekkti ekki manninn. Um leið gól hani.
      Then he began to call down curses on himself and he swore to them, "I don't know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed.
  2. (intransitive) to cry, to scream

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Originally a strong verb, but now most usually weak; the strong conjugation is mostly archaic or poetic, and is especially rare in the present tense.

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gala

  1. nominative plural of gal

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gala ghala ngala
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, Latinized form of Frankish *wala (good, well), from Proto-Germanic *wal-, from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to choose, wish).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaː.la], /ˈɡala/

Noun[edit]

gala f (plural gale)

  1. bow (ornament on a dress etc)
  2. bow tie (large)
  3. frill (guarnizione di trine o stoffa increspata)

Noun[edit]

gala m (invariable)

  1. gala
  2. festivity

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *galaną, whence also Old English galan, Old Saxon galan, Old High German galan. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰol-, *gʰel- (to shout, charm away).

Verb[edit]

gala

  1. to sing
  2. to crow
  3. to chant (spells)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gala f (plural galas)

  1. gala (showy and festive party)

Verb[edit]

gala

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of galar
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of galar

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gala f (masculine galo, feminine plural galas, masculine plural galos)

  1. feminine form of galo

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gala c

  1. gala; festival

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Verb[edit]

gala (present gal , preterite gol , supine galit , imperative gal )

  1. to crow; to make a sound characteristic of a rooster
    förrän hanen har galit ... Och i detsamma gol hanen ... Förrän hanen gal
    before the cock crow ... And immediately the cock crew ... Before the cock crow (Matthew 26:34, 74, 75)

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