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galga

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See also kalka

Basque

Noun

galga

  1. brake

Gothic

Noun

galga

  1. gallows

Guugu Yimidhirr

Alternative spellings

  • kalka (1898: Richard Phillips, ‘Vocabulary of Australian Aborigines in the neighbourhood of Cooktown, North Queensland’. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 27)

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Paman *kalka, from Proto-Pama-Nyungan *kalka.

Noun

galga

  1. Spear.

Synonyms

See also

References

  • Alpher, Barry. 2004. ‘Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma’. Claire Bowern, Harold Koch (eds.) Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Haviland, John B. 1979. ‘Guugu Yimidhirr Sketch Grammar’. R. M. W. Dixon, B. Blake (eds.) Handbook of Australian Languages, Vol I.

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