γάλως

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Hellenic *galawos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂lōw-. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic зълъва (zŭlŭva) (Russian золовка (zolovka)), Latin glōs, Phrygian γέλαρος and Old Armenian տալ (tal).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡá.lɔːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡa.los/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣa.los/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈɣa.los/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈɣa.los/
  • Noun[edit]

    γᾰ́λως (gálōsf (genitive γᾰ́λω); second declension
    γᾰ́λως (gálōsf (genitive γᾰ́λωτος); third declension

    1. sister-in-law: husband's sister or brother's wife

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