galgo

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *galgô, whence also Old Saxon galgo, Old Frisian galga, Old English ġealga, Old Norse galgi, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌲𐌰 (galga). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰalgʰ-, *ǵʰalg- (long switch, rod, shaft, pole, perch).

Noun[edit]

galgo m

  1. gallows

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: galge

Portuguese[edit]

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galgo

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese galgo, from Vulgar Latin gallicus (canis) (French (dog)), from Gallia (Gaul, modern-day France).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈɡaw.ɡu/, [ˈɡaʊ̯.ɡu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈɡal.ɡu/, [ˈɡaɫ.ɣu]

Noun[edit]

galgo m (plural galgos)

  1. greyhound (lean breed of dog used in hunting and racing)
    Synonyms: lebreiro, lebrel, lebréu

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

galgo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of galgar

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin gallicus (canis) (French (dog)), from Gallia (Gaul, modern-day France). Cognate with English galosh.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡalɡo/, [ˈɡal.ɣ̞o]

Noun[edit]

galgo m (plural galgos)

  1. greyhound (dog breed)
  2. English greyhound (ellipsis of galgo inglés)
  3. greyhound (cocktail)

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