χολή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-. Cognates include Latin helvus (honey-yellow), Sanskrit हरि (hari, yellow, tawny) and Persian زر (zar, gold)

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Noun[edit]

χολή (kholḗf (genitive χολῆς); first declension

  1. gall, bile
  2. (in the plural) gall bladder
  3. bitterness, wrath, anger
  4. disgust, aversion

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-.

Noun[edit]

χολή (cholíf (plural χολές)

  1. gall, bile
  2. (colloquial) gall bladder
  3. (figuratively) bitterness, wrath, anger, bile

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