galla

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See also: Galla and gälla

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

galla

  1. (dated) Oromo (a language of Ethiopia)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of galla (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative galla
genitive gallan
partitive gallaa
illative gallaan
singular plural
nominative galla
accusative nom. galla
gen. gallan
genitive gallan
partitive gallaa
inessive gallassa
elative gallasta
illative gallaan
adessive gallalla
ablative gallalta
allative gallalle
essive gallana
translative gallaksi
instructive
abessive gallatta
comitative

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin galla.

Noun[edit]

galla f (plural galle)

  1. gall
  2. acorn
  3. round pill
  4. pimple (caused by sunburn)
  5. hairgrip

Adjective[edit]

galla

  1. feminine singular of gallo

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

galla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gallare
  2. second-person singular imperative of gallare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

There are various hypotheses[1]:

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galla f (genitive gallae); first declension

  1. the oak apple, gall-nut
    • c. 37 BCE – 30 BCE, Virgil, Georgicon 4.267
      proderit et tunsum gallae admiscere saporem []
      It’ is good too to blend a taste of pounded oak apples []
  2. a harsh, sour kind of wine

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative galla gallae
genitive gallae gallārum
dative gallae gallīs
accusative gallam gallās
ablative gallā gallīs
vocative galla gallae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “gel-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 356-357

Further reading[edit]

  • galla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • galla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “galla”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • galla” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • galla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • galla in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Welsh gast (a bitch). Gaelic is possibly from Proto-Celtic *gasliyā. Pott has adduced Spanish galgo (greyhound), which, however, is founded on canis Gallicus. See gasradh for root.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

galla f (genitive singular galla, plural gallachan)

  1. bitch

Usage notes[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

galla f (plural gallas, masculine gallo)

  1. (Chile, colloquial) feminine equivalent of gallo, broad (US), chick, gal (woman)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

galla c (uncountable)

  1. bile

Declension[edit]

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gall (literary, second-person singular imperative)
  • gallaf (first-person singular present/future)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

galla

  1. (colloquial) inflection of gallu:
    1. first-person singular present / future
    2. (rare) second-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

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