gammel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall (old), maybe related to Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéy-mn̥- (winter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaməl/, [ˈɡ̊ɑml̩]

Adjective[edit]

gammel (neuter gammelt, definite and plural gamle, comparative ældre, superlative ældst)

  1. old (of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time)

Descendants[edit]

  • Informal Northern High German, Low German: gammeln (to rot), gammelig (rotten)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gammel (comparative gammeler, superlative gammelst)

  1. shaky (unsound)

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gamall

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gammel (neuter singular gammelt, definite singular and plural gamle, comparative eldre, indefinite superlative eldst, definite superlative eldste)

  1. old (of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time)
  2. old (of a specified age)
    fem år gammel - five years old