gralla

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan gralha), from Vulgar Latin *gracla (compare Italian gracchia), syncopated form of Late Latin grācula (female jackdaw) (compare French grolle), feminine form of Latin grāculus (compare Spanish grajo), from Proto-Indo-European *greh₂-k- (croak).

Noun[edit]

gralla f (plural gralles)

  1. the western jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
  2. a double-reed instrument in the shawm family
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

gralla

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of grallar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of grallar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese (compare Portuguese gralha), from Vulgar Latin *gracla (compare Italian gracchia), syncopated form of Late Latin grācula (female jackdaw) (compare French grolle), feminine form of Latin grāculus (compare Spanish grajo), from Proto-Indo-European *greh₂-k- (croak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gralla f (plural grallas)

  1. jackdaw (Coloeus monedula)
    Synonym: gralla cereixeira
  2. rook (Corvus frugilegus)
    Synonym: gralla grande
  3. squawk

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