gabalus

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Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish gabal-, from Proto-Celtic *gabalos ‎(fork, forked branch), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰabʰlos ‎(fork, branch of tree), whence English gavelock ‎(spear; lever) and German Gabel ‎(fork).

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gabalus m ‎(genitive gabalī); second declension

  1. a gallows, gibbet
  2. a cross (instrument of torture)
  3. a fork (instrument ot torture)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gabalus gabalī
genitive gabalī gabalōrum
dative gabalō gabalīs
accusative gabalum gabalōs
ablative gabalō gabalīs
vocative gabale gabalī

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