γάλα

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See also: Gala, gala, gaļa, and gaļā

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either inherited from Proto-Indo-European *glakt-, *galakt- (note Hittite [script needed](galaktar, soothing substance, nutrient), from [script needed](galak-, to soothe)) or a loaned Wanderwort from an unknown Mediterranean source, possibly Pre-Greek. Related to Latin lac, Old Armenian կաթն(katʿn) and possibly Albanian gjoks.

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Noun[edit]

γᾰ́λᾰ ‎(gálan ‎(genitive γᾰ́λᾰκτος or γᾰ́λᾰκος); third declension

  1. milk
  2. milky sap
  3. the Milky Way galaxy

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γᾰ́λᾰ was sometimes treated as indeclinable.

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɣala]
  • Hyphenation: γά‧λα

Noun[edit]

γάλα ‎(gálan ‎(plural γάλατα)

  1. milk
    κατσικίσιο γάλα (goat's milk)

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