gamaldags

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “of the old day”, from gamall ‎(old) + dagur ‎(day) (genitive dags). Compare Swedish gammaldags.

Adjective[edit]

gamaldags ‎(indeclinable)

  1. old-fashioned
    Hann er svo gamaldags.
    He is so old-fashioned.
    Hann notar mörg gamaldags orð.
    He uses many old-fashioned words.