- a drop, i.e. a fall: see gaḷāgala.
- a swelling, a boil (= gaṇḍa Ja.iv.494 (mattā gajā bhinnagaḷā elephants in rut, with the temple-swellings broken; expl. p. Ja.iv.497 by madaṃ gaḷantā); Snp.61 (? variant reading gaṇḍa).
- a hook, a fishhook Snp.61 (?), expl. at Snp-a.114 by ākaḍḍhanavasena baḷiso.
gaḷāgaḷaṃ gacchati to go from drop to drop, i.e. from fall to fall, w. ref. to the gatis Ja.v.453 (expl. by apāyaṃ gacchati).
same as gala, see note on prec.