gaga

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑːɡɑː/
    • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From French gaga.

Adjective[edit]

gaga (comparative more gaga, superlative most gaga)

  1. (informal) Mentally senile.
    The elderly patients in the hospital were going gaga.
  2. (informal) Crazy.
    You might go gaga if you stare at this screen too long.
    • 1975, Saul Bellow, Humboldt's Gift, Viking, page ??:
      Should he lose it once and for all, he and Kathleen would need lots of money. Also, he had said to me, you could be gaga in a tenured chair at Princeton, and would anybody notice?
  3. (informal) Infatuated.
    The girls were going gaga over the handsome new boy who joined the class.
Usage notes[edit]
  • As demonstrated in the example sentences above, gaga is often preceded by the verb go.
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Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of ga-ga (game resembling dodgeball)

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gaga

  1. Romanization of ᬕᬕ
  2. Romanization of ᬕᬵᬕᬵ

Barngarla[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga

  1. head

References[edit]

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish gaga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaɡa/, [ˈɡa.ɡa]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga

Noun[edit]

gága

  1. (vulgar, offensive) feminine of gago

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaʔɡaʔ/, [ˈɡaʔ.ɡaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga

Noun[edit]

gâgâ

  1. (Naga) act of boiling
    Synonym: laga
Derived terms[edit]
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of the base of gâteux (senile)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gaga (plural gagas)

  1. (informal) gaga (senile)
    Synonyms: fou, foufou, gâteux, neuneu, zinzin
  2. (informal) gaga (crazy)
    Synonyms: fou, foufou, neuneu, zinzin
  3. (informal) gaga (infatuated)

Further reading[edit]

Ga[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (plural gagai)

  1. any ant with large mandibles, such as a soldier ant or driver ant

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Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga

  1. wine

References[edit]

  • (2017) Giacon J Gamilaraay-Yuwaalaraay Dictionary Supplement

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaɡa]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

gaga (strong nominative masculine singular gagaer, not comparable)

  1. (predicative, colloquial) gaga

Further reading[edit]

  • gaga” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • gaga” in Duden online
  • gaga” in Duden online

Iban[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaɡa/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga

Adjective[edit]

gaga

  1. happy
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaɡaʔ/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga

Verb[edit]

gaga

  1. make, do

Indonesian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦒꦒ (gaga, dry field), from Old Javanese gagā (non-irrigated rice-field)

Noun[edit]

gaga (plural gaga-gaga, first-person possessive gagaku, second-person possessive gagamu, third-person possessive gaganya)

  1. (agriculture) dry field
    Synonym: huma
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

gaga (plural gaga-gaga, first-person possessive gagaku, second-person possessive gagamu, third-person possessive gaganya)

  1. (zoology) blubberlip snapper, Maori snapper, blue-spotted seaperch, Maori bream, Maori seaperch, multi-coloured snapper, scribbled snapper, speckled snapper, yellowfin snapper (Lutjanus rivulatus).

Further reading[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gaga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of がが

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gaga

  1. Romanization of ꦒꦒ

Lindu[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gaga

  1. very

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -aɡɐ
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga

Noun[edit]

gaga f (plural gagas)

  1. female equivalent of gago

Adjective[edit]

gaga

  1. feminine singular of gago

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French gaga.

Adjective[edit]

gaga m or f or n (indeclinable)

  1. (informal) gaga (senile)

Declension[edit]

Salar[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (3rd person possessive [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. brother

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga f (plural gagas)

  1. female equivalent of gago

Adjective[edit]

gaga f

  1. feminine singular of gago

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish gaga, feminine form of gago.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaɡa/, [ˈɡa.ɣɐ]

Adjective[edit]

gaga (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ) (vulgar, offensive)

  1. feminine of gago
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ) (vulgar, offensive)

  1. feminine of gago

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Malay gagah (compulsive force; dominant; masterful; strong).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈɡa/, [ɡɐˈɣa]

Noun[edit]

gagá (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ)

  1. usurpation; unlawful seizure (of power, rights, property, etc.)
    Synonym: pangangagaw
  2. rape (use of force to submit to a sexual act)
    Synonyms: gahasa, paggahasa
  3. gag (something thrust into the mouth to restrain speech)
    Synonym: busal
  4. (obsolete) ban; prohibition
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈɡaʔ/, [ɡɐˈɣaʔ]

Noun[edit]

gagâ (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ) (obsolete)

  1. restlessness; mischief
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈɡaʔ/, [ɡɐˈɣaʔ]

Noun[edit]

gagâ (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ) (obsolete)

  1. name of the Baybayin letter , corresponding to "ga"

See also[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ga‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaɡaʔ/, [ˈɡa.ɣɐʔ]

Noun[edit]

gagà (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜄ) (botany, obsolete)

  1. a type of nettle

Further reading[edit]

Turkish[edit]

gagalar

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishغاغا⁩.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (definite accusative gagayı, plural gagalar)

  1. bill, beak

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative gaga
Definite accusative gagayı
Singular Plural
Nominative gaga gagalar
Definite accusative gagayı gagaları
Dative gagaya gagalara
Locative gagada gagalarda
Ablative gagadan gagalardan
Genitive gaganın gagaların

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Yoruba[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gágà

  1. (rare) eyeglasses, goggles, sunshade
    Synonym: ìgò