gafe

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See also: gafé, gáfe, and gâfe

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

gafe m or f (plural gafes)

  1. jinxed (bringing bad luck)

Noun[edit]

gafe m or f (plural gafes)

  1. jinx (something or someone believed to bring bad luck)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Gafe is a false friend, and does not mean gaffe. Galician equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry gaffe.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gafe f (plural gafes)

  1. gaffe (a foolish error, especially one made in public)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Maybe related to French gaffe (blunder, goof up) from Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍆𐌰𐌷 (gafah, clasp)

Adjective[edit]

gafe (plural gafes)

  1. jinxed (bringing bad luck)

Noun[edit]

gafe m or f (plural gafes)

  1. jinx (something or someone believed to bring bad luck)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Gafe is a false friend, and does not mean gaffe. Spanish equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry gaffe.

Synonyms[edit]

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