gallisch

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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

Declension[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]

Adjective[edit]

gallisch ‎(not comparable)

  1. Gaulish (of or pertaining to Gaul)

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