AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

gagan m (feminine gaganã, masculine plural gaganj, feminine plural gagani or gagane)

  1. nickname (with the meaning of easily frightened) given to the Greeks by the Aromanians.

See alsoEdit

GamilaraayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gagan

  1. colour

ReferencesEdit

  • (2017) Giacon J Gamilaraay-Yuwaalaraay Dictionary Supplement

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gagin, whence also Old English ġæġn, Old Norse gegn.

PrepositionEdit

gagan

  1. against

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: gegen, gagen, jegen; gein, gēn
    • Alemannic German: gege
    • Cimbrian: ghéghen
    • German: gegen
    • Hunsrik: geghe
    • Yiddish: קעגן(kegn)
    • Middle High German: gein, gēn (contraction)
      • German: gen (literary, dated)
      • Yiddish: קיין(keyn)
      • Luxembourgish: géint (with paragogic -t)

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *gaggo-, from Proto-Indo-European *gengʰ- (to turn, wind, braid, weave), see also Middle Low German kinke (spiral screw, coil), Old Norse kikna (to bend backwards, sink at the knee), Icelandic kengur (a bend or bight; a metal crook).

NounEdit

gagan m (genitive singular gagain, plural gaganan)

  1. cluster or bunch (as of heath)
  2. Alternative form of gafann

ReferencesEdit