EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dʒɪndʒ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪndʒ

AdjectiveEdit

ginge (comparative more ginge, superlative most ginge)

  1. (slang, derogatory) ginger, red-haired

NounEdit

ginge (plural ginges)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A red-haired person.

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DutchEdit

VerbEdit

ginge

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of gaan

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ginge

  1. first-person singular past subjunctive of gehen
  2. third-person singular past subjunctive of gehen

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ginge

  1. Alternative form of yong

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

ginge

  1. (dated) past subjunctive of
    • 1669-1670, Lasse Lucidor, Skulle jag sörja, då vore jag tokot
      Skulle jag sörja, då wore Jag tokot,
      fast än thet ginge mig aldrig så slätt []
      Were I to mourn, I'd be mad,
      although it never would go so smoothly for me []
    • 1907, Selma Lagerlöf, Nils Holgerssons underbara resa, chapter 26
      En mängd forsar och fall finns där nog, så att det ginge an att bygga hur många kvarnar som helst
      There are probably enough rapids and falls there, that it'd be possible to build as many mills as one might want.
    • 1917 translation, the Bible, 1 Corinthians, 11:31
      Om vi ginge till doms med oss själva, så bleve vi icke dömda.
      For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.