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gammelig

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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

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German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Dutch gammel, Old English gamol.

AdjectiveEdit

gammelig (comparative gammeliger, superlative gammeligst)

  1. shaky
  2. old, ancient, grunge
  3. rotten

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