galt

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

galt

  1. Alternative form of gault

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for galt in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German galt, from Old High German galt, perhaps the past participle of galan (to sing, do magic, bewitch) (from the belief that sterile or un-milch cows are bewitched), from Proto-Germanic *galaną (to shout, yell; to charm; to sing).

Compare Cimbrian galt (not milch; barren), Carinthian galt (infertile or pregnant (therefore not milch)), Swabian gall ((of sheep) not pregnant), German gelt (infertile), Tyrolean galt (unfarmed land), Danish gold (barren; sterile; not milch), Old Swedish galdvider (barren tree).

Adjective[edit]

galt

  1. (Uri, of cows) Not milch.

References[edit]

  • Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & Co.
  • galt“, in: Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm, Erstbearbeitung (1854–1960), digitalisierte Version im Digitalen Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, abgerufen am 23.05.2020.

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German galt, from Old High German galt, perhaps the past participle of galan (to sing, do magic, bewitch) (from the belief that sterile or un-milch cows are bewitched), from Proto-Germanic *galaną (to shout, yell; to charm; to sing).

Compare Alemannic German galt (not milch), Carinthian galt (infertile or pregnant (therefore not milch)), Swabian gall ((of sheep) not pregnant), German gelt (infertile), Tyrolean galt (unfarmed land), Danish gold (barren; sterile; not milch), Old Swedish galdvider (barren tree).

Adjective[edit]

galt (Sette Comuni)

  1. (especially of cows) Not milch.
    An galta khùa is bèart nicht.An un-milch cow is worthless.
  2. (also of human women) barren, infertile

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “galt” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • galt“, in: Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm, Erstbearbeitung (1854–1960), digitalisierte Version im Digitalen Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, abgerufen am 23.05.2020.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

galt

  1. First-person singular preterite of gelten.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of gelten.

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

galt

  1. first-person singular past indicative of gjalda
  2. third-person singular past indicative of gjalda

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

galt

  1. neuter singular of gal

Adverb[edit]

galt

  1. wrong

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish galter, from Old Norse gǫltr, from Proto-Germanic *galtô.

Noun[edit]

galt c

  1. boar; male pig
Declension[edit]
Declension of galt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative galt galten galtar galtarna
Genitive galts galtens galtars galtarnas

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

galt

  1. supine of gala.

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