gammelig

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Etymology[edit]

From Danish gammel, via Low German. From Old Norse gamall (old), from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz, maybe from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéy-mn̥- ("winter") or from Proto-Indo-European *ǵer- ("to be old").

Adjective[edit]

gammelig (comparative gammeliger, superlative am gammeligsten)

  1. (colloquial) rotten, old

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch gammel, Old English gamol.

Adjective[edit]

gammelig (comparative gammeliger, superlative gammeligst)

  1. shaky
  2. old, ancient, grunge
  3. rotten

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