kaalgat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans kaalgat.

Adjective[edit]

kaalgat (not comparable)

  1. (South Africa) stark naked.

Translations[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kaalgat (noun), the adjective is an Afrikaans development. Equivalent kaal (naked) +‎ gat (hole, butt, backside).

Adjective[edit]

kaalgat (attributive kaalgat, not comparable)

  1. bare-arse; stark naked

Noun[edit]

kaalgat (plural kaalgatte, diminutive kaalgatjie)

  1. a naked person

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of kaal (bald, bare) +‎ gat (hole).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːl.ɣɑt/
  • Hyphenation: kaal‧gat

Noun[edit]

kaalgat m (plural kaalgaten, diminutive kaalgaatje n)

  1. (obsolete, figuratively) An extremely poor person, a poor sod.