gamall

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall, from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz.

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gamall (comparative eldri, superlative elstur)

  1. old
    • Colossians 3:9
      Ljúgið ekki hver að öðrum, því þér hafið afklæðst hinum gamla manni með gjörðum hans.
      Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices.
    Hvað er mamma þín gömul? — Hún er fjörutíu og níu ára gömul.
    How old is your mom? — She's forty-nine years old.
    Hvað ertu gamall?
    How old are you?
  2. old, ancient

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