gaga

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See also: gagá, gagà, ğağa, ga-ga, and -gaga

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.
    • 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.
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]

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

Noun[edit]

gaga

  1. (vulgar, offensive) feminine of gago

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gaga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of がが

Lindu[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gaga

  1. very

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

gaga f (plural gagas)

  1. female equivalent of gago

Adjective[edit]

gaga

  1. feminine singular of gago

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  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

  1. (vulgar, offensive) feminine of gago
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga

  1. (vulgar, offensive) feminine of gago

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gagá

  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)
Derived terms[edit]

Turkish[edit]

gagalar

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish غاغا‎.

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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