Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/galā

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This Proto-Celtic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Celtic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to *galnati (to be able)

Noun[edit]

*galā f

  1. might, ability

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *galā *galai *galās
vocative *galā *galai *galās
accusative *galam *galai *galās
genitive *galās *galous *galom
dative *galai *galābom *galābos
instrumental *? *galābim *galābis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *gal
    • Old Breton: gal
  • Old Irish: gal

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN