galge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowing from Japanese ギャルゲーム, a rendering of the English words gal game.

Noun[edit]

galge (plural galge)

  1. A video or computer game centered around interactions with attractive anime-style girls.
  2. plural form of galge

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse galgi, from Proto-Germanic *galgô, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰalgʰ-, *ǵʰalg- (long switch, rod, shaft, pole, perch).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaljə/, [ˈɡ̊aljə]

Noun[edit]

galge c (singular definite galgen, plural indefinite galger)

  1. gallows (wooden framework on which persons are put to death by hanging)
  2. gibbet (an upright post with a crosspiece used for execution and subsequent public display)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Galgen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡâːlɡe/
  • Hyphenation: gal‧ge

Noun[edit]

gȃlge f

  1. (Kajkavian) gallows

Swedish[edit]

galge, as in coat hanger

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse galgi, from Proto-Germanic *galgô, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰalgʰ-, *ǵʰalg- (long switch, rod, shaft, pole, perch).

Noun[edit]

galge c

  1. gallows (wooden framework on which persons are put to death by hanging)
  2. coat hanger

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