gallisch

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish חלש (khallish, nauseous), from Hebrew חַלָשׁ (chalash, weak). Said to be used in theatre circles originally. Probably an association with geil (horny) and gallig (choleric) has been made, whence the senses angry and hot, an instance of folk etymology.[1]

Adjective[edit]

gallisch (not comparable)

  1. nauseous
  2. angry, irritated
  3. hot, sensuous, horny

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gallisch
uninflected gallisch
inflected gallische
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial gallisch
indefinite m./f. sing. gallische
n. sing. gallisch
plural gallische
definite gallische
partitive gallisch

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taaladviesdienst Onze Taal: Gallisch van de Galliërs?

German[edit]

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gallisch (not comparable)

  1. Gaulish (of or pertaining to Gaul)

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