galwes

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English ġealga, galga, from Proto-Germanic *galgô.

Noun[edit]

galwes

  1. gallows
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Descendants[edit]

  • Scots: galow, gallo, gallows
  • English: gallow, gallows

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “galwes” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Welsh[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

galwes

  1. (colloquial) first-person singular preterite of galw

Mutation[edit]

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