γαλαξίας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From γᾰ́λᾰ (gála, milk) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱς (-íās).

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Noun[edit]

γᾰλᾰξῐ́ᾱς (galaxíāsm (genitive γᾰλᾰξῐ́ου); first declension

  1. the Milky Way galaxy (with implied κύκλος (kúklos, circle, sphere))
  2. tailor's chalk (with implied λίθος (líthos, stone))
  3. dogfish

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Noun[edit]

γαλαξίας (galaxíasm (plural γαλαξίες)

  1. (astronomy) galaxy

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