gallina

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Gallina

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gallīna.

Noun[edit]

gallina f (plural gallines)

  1. hen (female bird (i.e. chicken))
    Synonym: pita

Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan gallina, from Latin gallīna. Compare Occitan galina, Old French jeline, Spanish gallina.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gallina f (plural gallines)

  1. hen

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gallina (masculine and feminine plural gallines)

  1. cowardly

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gallīna.

Noun[edit]

gallina f (plural galline)

  1. hen

References[edit]

  • gallina” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gallīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡalˈli.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: gal‧lì‧na

Noun[edit]

gallina f (plural galline, masculine gallo)

  1. hen

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gallus (rooster).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gallīna f (genitive gallīnae); first declension

  1. hen (female chicken)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gallīna gallīnae
Genitive gallīnae gallīnārum
Dative gallīnae gallīnīs
Accusative gallīnam gallīnās
Ablative gallīnā gallīnīs
Vocative gallīna gallīnae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • gallina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gallina”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gallina in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • gallina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • gallina”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin gallīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gallina f (plural gallinas, masculine gallo, masculine plural gallos)

  1. hen
  2. (colloquial) chicken (coward)
    Synonyms: cagado, cagón, cagueta, cobarde

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]