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γάλα

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Uncertain. Compare Latin lac.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ɡála]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ɡˈala]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ɣˈala]

Noun

γάλα (genitive γάλακτος or γάλακος); n, third declension; (gala)

  1. milk
  2. milky sap
  3. the Milky Way galaxy

Inflection

Usage notes

Alternative forms for the genitive singular and dative singular are γάλακος and γάλακι respectively. In addition, γάλα was sometimes treated as indeclinable.

Derived terms

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Greek

Noun

γάλα (ɣála) n.

  1. milk

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