Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: Geil

Contents

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch gheil, from Old Dutch *geil, from Proto-Germanic *gailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰoylos (frothing, tempestuous, wanton). Cognate to English gole, German geil.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

geil (comparative geiler, superlative geilst)

  1. voluptuous, lusty
  2. horny, lusting, randy, sexually focused and/or aroused
  3. (about soil) too fat/ fertile
  4. (about vegetation) too abundantly growing, excessively luscious
  5. (slang) cool
    Haha, geil
  6. sexy, good looking, pretty

InflectionEdit

Inflection of geil
uninflected geil
inflected geile
comparative geiler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial geil geiler het geilst
het geilste
indefinite m./f. sing. geile geilere geilste
n. sing. geil geiler geilste
plural geile geilere geilste
definite geile geilere geilste
partitive geils geilers

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse geil, from Proto-Germanic *gailō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

geil f (genitive singular geilar, plural geilar)

  1. fenced lane along which animals (cattle) can be driven through the bøur out onto the hagi[1]
  2. (plural, in expressions) street
  3. (sheep) hollow on the inside of a ram's horn
  4. (nautical) small passage (e.g. between two skerries)
  5. (sports) lane

DeclensionEdit

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative geil geilin geilar geilarnar
Accusative geil geilina geilar geilarnar
Dative geil geilini geilum geilunum
Genitive geilar geilarinnar geila geilanna

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ W. B. Lockwood: An Introduction to Modern Faroese. Tórshavn: Føroya Skúlabókagrunnur, 3rd printing 1977 p. 212

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German geil, from Proto-Germanic *gailaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

geil (comparative geiler, superlative am geilsten)

  1. (mildly vulgar) salacious; lustful; horny
  2. (colloquial, mildly vulgar, with auf) keen on; bent on
  3. (colloquial, mildly vulgar) great; cool; awesome
  4. (colloquial, vulgar, of people) sexy; hot
  5. (dated, of plants) growing abundantly

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • geil in Duden online

AnagramsEdit