galar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

galo (rooster) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈlaɾ/, (western) /ħaˈlaɾ/

Verb[edit]

galar (first-person singular present galo, first-person singular preterite galei, past participle galado)

  1. (transitive) to fertilize (the rooster a hen)

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from Suevic *galan (to sing, to charm spells), from Proto-Germanic *galaną (to roop, sing, charm), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel- (to shout, scream, charm away)

Verb[edit]

galar (first-person singular present galo, first-person singular preterite galei, past participle galado)

  1. (transitive) to bewitch
    Synonyms: enmeigar, enfeitizar
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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish galar, from Proto-Celtic *galarom, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelH-ro-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galar m (genitive singular galair, nominative plural galair)

  1. (pathology) sickness, illness, disease, infection
    Proverb:
    Dhá dtrian galair le hoíche.The risk of illness is greatest at night; sickness is most intense at night.
    Synonym: othras
  2. affliction, misery

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
galar ghalar ngalar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 194

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish galar, from Proto-Celtic *galarom, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelH-ro-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galar m (genitive singular galair, plural galaran)

  1. disease, sickness, ailment, disorder
    Synonyms: euslaint, tinneas, trioblaid

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
galar ghalar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh galar, from Proto-Brythonic *galar, from Proto-Celtic *galarom, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelH-ro-. Cognate with Irish galar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡalar/, /ˈɡaːlar/

Noun[edit]

galar m (plural galarau)

  1. mourning, grief, sorrow, lament
    Synonyms: gofid, alaeth, tristwch

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
galar alar ngalar unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “galar”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies