See also: ga'e

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gae m (genitive singular gae, nominative plural gaethe)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) Alternative form of ga (spear, dart; ray)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gae ghae ngae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English gon, goon, from Old English gān (to go), from Proto-Germanic *gāną (to go), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁- (to leave). Cognate with English go, West Frisian gean, Low German gahn, Dutch gaan, German gehen, Swedish and Danish , Norwegian .

VerbEdit

gae

  1. to go
    • 1861, Various, The Golden Treasury[1]:
      O waly waly, up the bank, And waly waly down the brae, And waly waly yon burn-side Where I and my Love wont to gae!
      Woe woe, up the bank, And woe woe down the hill
    • 1884, Alexander Leighton, Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17[2]:
      Gae awa, gae awa — I canna thole the very thochts o' the story whilk thou ettles to ken.
      Go away, go away — I cannot deal with the very thoughts of the story which you are trying to know.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

gae

  1. simple past tense of gie
    • 1816, Sir Walter Scott, Old Mortality, Illustrated, Volume 1.[3]:
      Eh, Mr Henry! but the carle gae them a screed o' doctrine!
      Hey, Mr Henry! but the man gave them a piece of doctrine!
    • 1918, J. M. Barrie, A Window in Thrums[4]:
      Chirsty was in Tilliedrum last Teisday or Wednesday, an' Tibbie gae her a cup o' tea.
      Chirsty was in Tilliedrum last Tuesday or Wednesday, and Tibbie gave her a cup of tea.

SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gae (ma class, plural magae)

  1. potsherd (broken piece of pottery)
    • 1994, Historia fupi ya Zanzibar, p. 24:
      Sakafu iliinuliwa kwa mchanga kiasi cha nusu mita na misingi ya msikiti ilichimbwa ndani ya tabaka za ardhi za miaka iliyopita zenye takataka na kujumuisha magae ya vyombo vya "Celado" na vya rangi manjano na mapambo meusi.

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gae

  1. Soft mutation of cae (field).

VerbEdit

gae

  1. Soft mutation of cae ((s/he) closes, shuts).

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cae gae nghae chae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.