ged

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See also: Ged, GED, and geð

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gedde, from Old Norse gedda (pike), cognate with Icelandic gedda (pike), Danish gedde (pike).

Noun[edit]

ged (plural geds)

  1. (UK, dialect) The pike or luce.
  2. (Scotland) A greedy person
    • 1808, John Jamieson, A Dictionary of the Scottish Language
      He's a perfect ged for silver.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰayd- (goat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡeːd/, [ɡ̊eːˀð], [ɡ̊eðˀ]
  • Rhymes: -eð

Noun[edit]

ged c (singular definite geden, plural indefinite geder)

  1. goat (animal)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of ge +‎ ta.

Conjunction[edit]

ged

  1. although, though
    Cha toil leis an leabhar, ged a bha e còrdadh ri a bhean gu dearbh.
    He doesn't like the book, although his wife really enjoyed it.
    Thiginn a steach a rithist ged a chuirteadh a mach mi.
    I would come in again though I were put out.

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

ged (nominative plural geds)

  1. grey

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See also[edit]

Colors in Volapük · köls (layout · text)
     viet      ged      bläg
             red              rojan; braun              yelov
                          grün             
                                       blöv
             violät              purpur              redül