gammelig

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish gammel, via Low German. From Old Norse gamall (old), from Proto-Germanic *gamalaz, maybe from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéy-mn̥- ("winter") or from Proto-Indo-European *ǵer- ("to be old").

AdjectiveEdit

gammelig (comparative gammeliger, superlative am gammeligsten)

  1. (colloquial) rotten, old

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • Gammel
  • Gammelei
  • Gammler
  • Gammelfleisch
  • Gammellook
  • gammeln
  • herumgammeln
  • vergammeln
Last modified on 12 January 2014, at 17:02