ACADEMIY DU GALO

Le langaije - The Language



EY Ending: Summary



    The -ey ending is often used in Gallo: it applies to nouns and verbs.

Pronunciation

    Please refer to the "School of Gallo / vowel E" for the pronunciation of -ey.

Definition

The -ey ending creates a feminine noun and defines a quantity or a duration.
charrey, pogney, qhulerey ,
(content of a cart, a handful, a spoonful)
adveyprey, neitey
(afternoon, overnight stay)
troley
(a mass)
pourjiney
(a band)

Extensions

- The -eley and -erey endings are quantitative variants.
dosseley
(a load)
qhuveley
(content of a vat)
trocheley
(a grape)
loucerey
(content of a ladle)
paleterey
(a shoveful)
mouchoerey (content of a handkerchief)

- The -etey ending creates a feminine noun referring to concrete things.
qemoditeys
(toilets)
raletey
(a rarity)
saletey
(a dirty mark or object)
suretey
(safety mechanism – lock, catch, ...)