galera

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin galea, from Byzantine Greek γαλέα (galéa), from γαλια (galia, type of shellfish), from Ancient Greek γαλεός (galeós, shark).

Noun[edit]

galera f (plural galeres)

  1. galley

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

galera

  1. third-person singular simple future of galer

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Archaic variant of galea (galley) used in the nautical sense, from which the primary modern usage derives.

Noun[edit]

galera f (plural galere)

  1. (informal) prison, jail, jug
    Synonyms: carcere, prigione, gattabuia
  2. (nautical) galley (long ship propelled primarily by oars)
    Synonym: galea

Descendants[edit]

  • French: galère
  • German: Galeere

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

galēra

  1. nominative plural of galērum
  2. accusative plural of galērum
  3. vocative plural of galērum

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Portuguese[edit]

galera

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan galera, from Latin galea, from Byzantine Greek γαλέα (galéa), from γαλια (galia, type of shellfish), from Ancient Greek γαλεός (galeós, shark).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galera f (plural galeras)

  1. (nautical) galley
  2. (Brazil, informal) folks
    Synonyms: rapaziada, moçada, gurizada

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From galea, from Byzantine Greek γαλέα (galéa), from γαλια (galia, type of shellfish), from Ancient Greek γαλεός (galeós, shark).

Noun[edit]

galera f (plural galeras)

  1. galley