gelu

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Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese gelo.

Noun[edit]

gelu

  1. ice

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gel- (cold). Related to English cold.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gelū n sg (genitive gelūs); fourth declension

  1. frost
    • 15th century, A nominale [with a mentioning]. In: Anglo-Saxon and old English vocabularies by Thomas Wright. Second edition. Edited and collated by Richard Paul Wülcker. Volume I: Vocabularies, London, 1884, column 736:
      Hoc gelu, indeclinabile, frost.
  2. cold, chill

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun (neuter), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative gelū
Genitive gelūs
Dative gelū
Accusative gelū
Ablative gelū
Vocative gelū

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: dzer
  • Asturian: xelu
  • Catalan: gel
  • English: gel
  • French: gel
  • Galician: xeo
  • Italian: gelo
  • Occitan: gèl
  • Portuguese: gelo
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: djelu
    • Kabuverdianu: gelu
  • Romanian: ger
  • Sicilian: gelu, ghiellu
  • Spanish: hielo
  • Venetian: geło, xeło

References[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gelu

  1. Alternative form of gelo