gamal

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See also: gåmål

Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡamal/, [ˈɡa.mal̪]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧mal

Adjective[edit]

gámal (Basahan spelling ᜄᜋᜎ᜔) _ (intensified gamalon)

  1. tame; docile
    Synonym: magaro

Noun[edit]

gámal (Basahan spelling ᜄᜋᜎ᜔)

  1. tameness; docility
    Synonym: garo

Derived terms[edit]

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall, from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gamal (comparative eldri, superlative elstur)

  1. old
    Hvussu gomul er mamma tín? — Hon er níggju og fjøruti ára gomul.
    How old is your mom? — She's forty-nine years old.
    Hvussu gamal ert tú?
    How old are you?

Declension[edit]

gamal a33
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) gamal gomul gamalt
Accusative (hvønnfall) gamlan gamla
Dative (hvørjumfall) gomlum gamlari gomlum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (gamals) (gamlar) (gamls)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) gamlir gamlar gomul
Accusative (hvønnfall) gamlar
Dative (hvørjumfall) gomlum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (gamla)

Antonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 72
  • "gamal" at Sprotin.fo

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a variant of English gomeral.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡamˠəl̪ˠ/, /ˈɡamˠəlˠ/

Noun[edit]

gamal m (genitive singular gamail, nominative plural gamail)

  1. (derogatory) fool, simpleton, goose (silly person), gull (one easily cheated, dupe)
    Synonyms: amadán, pleota, pleidhce

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Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gamal ghamal ngamal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall; comparative and superlative forms from Old Norse ellri and Old Norse ellztr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gamal (masculine and feminine gamal, neuter gamalt, definite singular and plural gamle, comparative eldre, indefinite superlative eldst, definite superlative eldste)

  1. old (having existed for a relatively long period of time)
    Dette huset er gamalt.
    This house is old.
  2. old (having existed or lived for the specified time)
    Kor gamle er dei?
    How old are they?

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References[edit]

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall, from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz.

Adjective[edit]

gamal

  1. old

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: gammal