galère

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian galera, from Middle Latin galēra, alternative form of galea, from late Ancient Greek (galaia). Compare galée, from Old French, directly from galea

Noun[edit]

galère m (plural galères)

  1. A galley (kind of ship)
  2. The plural, with definite article, les galères, means (torturous) forced labor, which was long done at the oars of state galleys
  3. (figuratively) A terrible task, drudge, ordeal
  4. An oven type
  5. A mason's cart, for loading building materials

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galère

  1. first-person singular present indicative of galérer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of galérer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of galérer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of galérer
  5. second-person singular imperative of galérer

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