palyoudaoicibaDictYouDict[pal 词源字典]
pal: [17] Pal is a Travellers’ contribution to English. It was borrowed from British Romany pal ‘brother, friend’, an alteration of continental Romany pral. This was descended ultimately from Sanskrit bhrátar- ‘brother’, a member of the same Indo-European word-family as English brother.
=> brother[pal etymology, pal origin, 英语词源]
pal (n.)youdaoicibaDictYouDict
1788, from Romany (English Gypsy) pal "brother, comrade," variant of continental Romany pral, plal, phral, probably from Sanskrit bhrata "brother" (see brother (n.)). Extended colloquial form palsy-walsy attested from 1930.
pal (v.)youdaoicibaDictYouDict
1879, from pal (n.). Related: Palled; palling.