gelu

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

gelū n (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. chill

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gelū gelua
genitive gelūs geluum
dative gelū gelibus
accusative gelū gelua
ablative gelū gelibus
vocative gelū gelua

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Adjective[edit]

gelu

  1. Alternative form of gelo