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Gal, an alteration of girl, is a casual term for a woman.

Gal may also refer to:

GAL may refer to:


Gal, an alteration of girl[1], is a casual term for a woman.

Gal or, as an abbreviation, Gal. may also refer to:

GAL may refer to:

Sources

  1. Merriam-Webster: gal


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also Gal

Contents

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From gallon.

Abbreviation

gal or gal. (plural gal or gals)

  1. gallon

Etymology 2

Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.

Noun

Singular
gal

Plural
gals

gal (plural gals)

  1. (colloquial) An adolescent girl or young woman.
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Shortened from galileo

Noun

Singular
gal

Plural
gals

gal (plural gals) (symbol Gal)

  1. A galileo.

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch cfr. infra

Noun

gal

  1. The bodily fluid bile

Dutch

Noun

gal

  1. The bodily fluid bile

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish gal < Proto-Celtic *galā (ability); cf. Welsh gallu (be able).

Pronunciation

Noun

gal f.

  1. valor
  2. steam

Declension

Second declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gal gala
Vocative a ghal a ghala
Genitive gaile gal
Dative gal gala

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an ghal na gala
Genitive na gaile na ngal
Dative leis an ngal

don ghal

leis na gala

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gal ghal ngal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse galinn, from gala (sing bewitching songs, in actuality bewitched by magical singing)

Adjective

gal (masculine gal; feminine gal; neuter galt; plural gale; comparative galere; superlative galest)

  1. insane; crazy; out of one's mind
  2. with a very strong interest in (love, the need for speed, etc.)
  3. incorrect; erroneous
  4. unfortunate
  5. wrong; illegal; morally reproachable

Derived terms

insane; crazy
with a very strong interest in
  • bilgal
  • fartsgal
  • guttegal
  • jentegal
  • sexgal
phrases
  • bære galt av sted
  • det er aldri så galt at det ikke er godt for noe
  • gå galt
  • riv ruskende gal
  • vill og gal

Noun

gal m. (definite singular galen; indefinite plural galer; definite plural galene)

  1. (instance of) rooster's crowing

Derived terms

  • hanegal

Related terms

  • nattergal

Verb

gal

  1. Imperative of gale

References

  • gal” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin gallus.

Pronunciation

Noun

gal m. (plural gals)

  1. A cock, rooster

Related terms


Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *ghoilos (frothing, tempestuous, wanton). Cognate with Old Saxon gēl (Dutch geil (salacious, lustful)), Old High German geil (German geil (lustful)), Old Norse geiligr (beautiful). The IE root may also be the source of Lithuanian gailùs (sharp, biting), Russian зело (very).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /gɑːl/

Adjective

gāl (comparative gālra, superlative gālost)

  1. wanton, lustful; wicked
    And se Iouis wearð swa swyðe gal þæt he on his agenre swyster gewifode. And Jove became so depraved that he married his own sister. (Wulfstan, De Falsis Deis)

Declension

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative gāla gāle gāle gālan nom. gāl gāle gāl gāla, -e
accusative gālan gāle gālan acc. gālne gāl gāle gāle gāl gāla, -e
genitive gālan gālra, gālena gen. gāles gāles gālre gālra
dative gālan gālum dat. gālum gālum gālre gālum
instrumental gāle

Old French

Noun

gal m. (oblique plural gals, nominative singular gals, nominative plural gal)

  1. A rock

Descendants

References

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Polish

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin

Noun

gal m.

  1. (chemistry) gallium
Declension
Singular only
Nominative gal
Genitive galu
Dative galowi
Accusative gal
Instrumental galem
Locative galu
Vocative galu

Etymology 2

Named in honour of Galileo Galilei

Noun

gal m.

  1. A galileo
Declension
Singular Plural
Nominative gal gale
Genitive gala gali
Dative galowi galom
Accusative gal gale
Instrumental galem galami
Locative galu galach
Vocative galu gale

Etymology 3

Noun

gal

  1. The genitive plural of gala

Rohingya

Noun

gal

  1. A mouth

Swedish

Verb form

gal

  1. Present tense (active) of gala.
  2. Imperative (active) of gala.

Simple English

Gal can mean the following:








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