gals

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gals

  1. plural of gal

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gals

  1. plural of gal

Noun[edit]

gals

  1. plural of gal

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Indo-European *gʷelH- (ablauted to *gʷol-). Cognates: Lithuanian gãlas (id.), Old Prussian gallan ((acc.)), golis (death), Old Norse kveld (evening, end of the day), etc.

Semantic development:

  1. "to stab" > "to kill" > "death", from here the verbs galēt (to slay), galināt, nogalināt (to kill), the same development in Proto-Germanic *kwalmaz also from *gʷol-
  2. "to stab" > "a sharp point, tip, end."[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gals m (1st declension)

  1. tip, end
  2. conclusion
  3. ending
  4. (figuratively) demise, death
    darīt sev galuto kill oneself

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “gals”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

gals

  1. plural of gal

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

gals m

  1. inflection of gal:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular