Gallus

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Translingual[edit]

Stavenn Gallus varius 0.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gallus (rooster, cock).

Proper noun[edit]

Gallus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae – the junglefowl, including domestic chickens.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Likely derived from Proto-Celtic *galn- (to be able).[1] See also Ancient Greek Γαλάτης (Galátēs) and Κελτός (Keltós), which might be from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gallus

  1. A Roman cognomen, as in the name Gaius Cornelius Gallus, the first Roman governor of Egypt.

Noun[edit]

Gallus m (genitive Gallī); second declension

  1. a Gaul, an inhabitant of Gaul.
  2. a Galatian

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Gallus Gallī
Genitive Gallī Gallōrum
Dative Gallō Gallīs
Accusative Gallum Gallōs
Ablative Gallō Gallīs
Vocative Galle Gallī

Adjective[edit]

Gallus (feminine Galla, neuter Gallum); first/second declension

  1. Gallic, Galatian

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative Gallus Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla
Genitive Gallī Gallae Gallī Gallōrum Gallārum Gallōrum
Dative Gallō Gallō Gallīs
Accusative Gallum Gallam Gallum Gallōs Gallās Galla
Ablative Gallō Gallā Gallō Gallīs
Vocative Galle Galla Gallum Gallī Gallae Galla

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek Γάλλος (Gállos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gallus m (genitive Gallī); second declension

  1. A river of Bithynia and tributary of the Sangarius

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Gallus
Genitive Gallī
Dative Gallō
Accusative Gallum
Ablative Gallō
Vocative Galle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 149