gallisch

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From Yiddish חלש (khallish, nauseous), from Hebrew חַלָשׁ (chalash, weak). Said to be used in theatre circles originally. Probably an association with geil (horny) and gallig (choleric) has been made, whence the senses angry and hot, an instance of folk etymology.[1]

Adjective[edit]

gallisch (not comparable)

  1. nauseous
  2. angry, irritated
  3. hot, sensuous, horny

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  1. ^ Taaladviesdienst Onze Taal: Gallisch van de Galliërs?

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Adjective[edit]

gallisch (not comparable)

  1. Gaulish (of or pertaining to Gaul)

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