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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Imitative of a gagging noise in the throat.

InterjectionEdit

gak

  1. An expression of disgust or trepidation.
    • 2002, "93 Percent Wise", the NT then and now (discussion on Internet newsgroup alt.messianic)
      proselytizing is, ultimately, a disgusting way of relating to people. whether it's amway, xnty, or discovery toys, it's just awful manipulation pride and disrespect. i hate it, i hate that i did it, it's yucky yucky yucky. puke puke gak vomit.
    • 2008, Erin McCarthy, You Don't Know Jack
      Gak. She'd thought that's what it meant. Her heart slammed into her gut. No, no, no.
    • 2009, Joel Rubinoff, It's not a dream: They're back (in Toronto Star, 19 March 2009)
      Unsure what to make of it, I flicked on Entertainment Tonight (7:30 p.m. weekdays on NBC, Global) to find — gak — his sister Marie, who served her own headline-grabbing stint on Dancing two seasons ago, being treated like visiting royalty by the outrageously overcaffeinated Mary Hart.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gak (uncountable)

  1. (slang) The drug crystal methamphetamine.
  2. (slang) cocaine

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *gauka, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōus (ox, cow) (compare English cow, Latvian govs, Greek βοῦς (voῦs)). See also ka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gak m (indefinite plural geqe)

  1. boar (male pig)

Derived termsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gac, from Vietnamese gấc.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: gak

NounEdit

gak

  1. the spiny bitter gourd (Momordica cochinchinensis)

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡak/, [ɡ̊ɑɡ̊]

Etymology 1Edit

From the adjective gak (nuts, bats).

NounEdit

gak n

  1. madness, insanity (see Thesaurus:insanity)
Usage notesEdit

have gak i låget, være gak i låget – to be bats or nuts

SynonymsEdit


Etymology 2Edit

From gaga (gaga), from French gaga, from gâteux (senile, incontinent).

AdjectiveEdit

gak

  1. bats, nuts (see Thesaurus:insane)
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See (to walk).

VerbEdit

gak

  1. (archaic-verb-form) imperative of

IndonesianEdit

AdverbEdit

gak

  1. Alternative form of enggak

KalashaEdit

NounEdit

gak

  1. A cow

Southeastern TepehuanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Northern Tepehuan gáki, Cora huajchi, Central Tarahumara wakí (dried tree or stick).

AdjectiveEdit

gak (plural gagaak)

  1. dry
  2. thin

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. de Willett, Elizabeth, et al. (2016) Diccionario tepehuano de Santa María Ocotán, Durango (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 48)‎[1] (in Spanish), electronic edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 61