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Ashkun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuristani *gā́wā (whence Kamkata-viri , Prasuni gúṭu, Tregami , Waigali ga), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gā́wš (whence Sanskrit गो (), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬊(gao), Persian گاو(gâv)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (whence Ancient Greek βοῦς (boûs), Russian говя́до (govjádo), English cow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. cow

Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaː]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɡaː

Interjection[edit]

  1. honk (representation of the sound of a goose)
    • 1954, Lőrinc Szabó, Falusi hangverseny (Village concert)[1]:
      ! ! ! / Szalad világgá / Liba mama, ha a Csacsi / rábőg, hogy I-á!
      Honk! Honk! Honk! / Running far away / mama Goose, when the Donkey / brays at her Hee-haw!

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *ganhāną.

Verb[edit]

(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative gáði, supine gáð)

  1. (intransitive) to look, to see, to check
Conjugation[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

Noun[edit]

 f (genitive singular gár, no plural)

  1. care, caution
    Synonyms: aðgát, varúð
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of onomatopoeic origin.

Noun[edit]

 f (genitive singular gár, no plural)

  1. bark, barking
    Synonyms: gjamm, gelt
Declension[edit]

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish gád (danger, need).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive singular )

  1. need, requirement
    duit imeacht.
    You don’t need to go; you don’t have to go.
    dom glaoch orthu.
    I don’t need to call them.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ghá ngá
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ga (nonstandard)

Romanization[edit]

(ga2, Zhuyin ㄍㄚˊ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of , .
  3. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  4. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  5. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  6. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From geyja (to bark).

Noun[edit]

 f

  1. barking
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ganhāną.

Noun[edit]

 f

  1. attention
Usage notes[edit]

Often in compounds, such as úgá or gáleysi

Verb[edit]

(singular past indicative gáði, plural past indicative gáðu, past participle gát)

  1. to heed
    (with infinitive) (about verbs)
    (with genitive) (about nouns)
      • guðs hann gáði
        he gave heed to God
      • sín
        to take care of oneself
      • glýja þú né gáðir
        thou hadst no mind for joy
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic:
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:

References[edit]


Tregami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuristani *gā́wā (whence Ashkun , Kamkata-viri , Prasuni gúṭu, Waigali ga), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gā́wš (whence Sanskrit गो (), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬊(gao), Persian گاو(gâv)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (whence Ancient Greek βοῦς (boûs), Russian говя́до (govjádo), English cow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. cow