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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *gul(w)a-; *gilwa-
Meaning: yellow
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old Norse: gul-r `gelb'
Norwegian: gul
Swedish: gul
Danish: gul
Old English: geolo (geolu) `yellow'
English: yellow
Old Saxon: gelo
Middle Dutch: ghēle, ghēlu, vlaam. geluw
Dutch: geel
Middle Low German: gēl
Old High German: gelo, gen. gel(a)wes `gelb' (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: gël (-w-) 'gelb'
German: gelb
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *ghel(w)- (IndoIr *g'h-)-
Meaning: yellow
Old Indian: hári- `reddish brown, brown, yellow, fallow, bay'
Avestan: zaray- 'gelb, -lich, goldfarben'
Slavic: *žьltъ(jь)
Baltic: *gelt-a- adj.; *gelt- vb. inch. (Lett AC 2 ~ Lith CIRC)
Germanic: *gul(w)-a- adj.; *gilw-a- adj.
Latin: helvus, -a `honiggelb, isabellfarben'
Celtic: Ir gel `weiss'; Bret. gell '(rötlich)braun'
Russ. meaning: желтый
References: WP I 624 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: жёлтый,
Near etymology: жёлт, желта́, жёлто, укр. жо́втий, болг. жълт, сербохорв. жу̑т, ж. жу́та, словен. žȏlt, ж. žólta, чеш. žlutý, слвц. žltý, польск. żóɫty, в.-луж., н.-луж. žoɫty.
Further etymology: Праслав. *žьltъ родственно лит. gel̃tas "желтый", лтш. dzęlts -- то же, др.-прусск. gelatynan -- то же, греч. χόλος, χολή "желчь", лат. fel, род. п. fellis "желчь, желчный пузырь" (древняя основа на -n), д.-в.-н. galla "желчь"; см. Траутман, BSW 83 и сл.; М. -- Э. I, 542; Вальде -- Гофм. I, 473 и сл.; Буазак 1065 и сл. Ср. еще желна́, желчь. С рефлексом др. задненёбного сюда же относится группа слов зо́лото, зелёный.
Pages: 2,43-44
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *gelt-a- adj.; *gelt- vb. inch. (Lett AC 2 ~ Lith CIRC)
Meaning: yellow
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: gel̃ta-, geltṓna- `gelb', gel̃sti `gelb werden'
Lettish: dzęltãns, dzęl̂tęns, dzęltains `gelb', dzęl̂têt (-u, -ẽju), dzel̂tât (-āju) `gelb werden'; dzeltêt (-ēju) 'gelb färben'
Old Prussian: gelatynan 'gelb'
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