galgo

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Old High German[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

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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]

Noun[edit]

galgo m (plural galgos)

  1. greyhound (lean breed of dog used in hunting and racing)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin Gallicus (canis) ‘French (dog)’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galgo m (plural galgos)

  1. greyhound