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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally a variant form of gay, now associated with distinct senses.

AdverbEdit

gey (comparative more gey, superlative most gey)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) Very. [from 17th c.]
    • 1816, Sir Walter Scott, The Antiquary, Oxford University Press, 2002, p.207:
      I am nae believer in auld wives' stories about ghaists, though this is gey like a place for them - But mortal, or of the other world, here they come! - twa men and a light.
    • 2001, David Thomson, The People of the Sea: Celtic Tales of the Seal-folk, Canongate Books, p.213:
      But I'll put a gold chain around his neck, An' a gey good chain it'll be.

AdjectiveEdit

gey (comparative more gey, superlative most gey)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) Fairly good; considerable. [from 18th c.]
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 16:
      They were married next New Year's Day, and Ellison had begun to think himself a gey man in Kinraddie, and maybe one of the gentry.

AnagramsEdit


ManxEdit

NounEdit

gey m

  1. Eclipsed form of key.

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
key chey gey
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of English gay.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

gey (not comparable)

  1. very
  2. quite

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English gay.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gey (definite accusative geyi, plural geyler)

  1. A gay, a homosexual male.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative gey
Definite accusative geyi
Singular Plural
Nominative gey geyler
Definite accusative geyi geyleri
Dative geye geylere
Locative geyde geylerde
Ablative geyden geylerden
Genitive geyin geylerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular geyim geylerim
2nd singular geyin geylerin
3rd singular geyi geyleri
1st plural geyimiz geylerimiz
2nd plural geyiniz geyleriniz
3rd plural geyleri geyleri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular geyim geylerim
2nd singular geysin geylersin
3rd singular gey
geydir
geyler
geylerdir
1st plural geyiz geyleriz
2nd plural geysiniz geylersiniz
3rd plural geyler geylerdir

SynonymsEdit