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Wicky 10.03.2010 17:39

[German] Meaning of a word
 
I have heard the word "lögemal" said a few times and can't find it in the dictionary. Can anyone help with a translation?

I've probably spelled it wrong, but that's how it sounds. I've generally heard it said around children when I'm at my local Familien Zentrum.

Also I'm not sure if it's a German or Swiss German word.

Thanks

Dan of the dead 10.03.2010 17:42

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Swiss German. It simply means 'look' and/or 'look at this'.

10.03.2010 17:43

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Lueg emol is Swiss dialect for "just have a look here".

In High German you would say: schau einmal

Lueg = to look
emol = once

Guest 10.03.2010 17:49

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Originally Posted by allegra_:) (Post 734473)
Lueg emol is Swiss dialect for "just have a look here".

In High German you would say: schau einmal

Lueg = to look
emol = once

Or "Guck Mal". Lugen seems to be the verb here. As opposed to lügen. :msnnerd:

janus 10.03.2010 19:12

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Can somebody tell me what ' Gagileo'(not Galileo) means? is it a name of some place or somebody?

Assassin 10.03.2010 23:04

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Originally Posted by janus (Post 734562)
Can somebody tell me what ' Gagileo'(not Galileo) means? is it a name of some place or somebody?

No idea, never heard it. Gaggelig would be wonky, is it a Swiss German word you're hinting at?

Fraueli 10.03.2010 23:05

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Quote:

Originally Posted by allegra_:) (Post 734473)
Lueg emol is Swiss dialect for "just have a look here".

In High German you would say: schau einmal

Lueg = to look
emol = once

In Swinglish, it's "look a mol" :)

janus 14.03.2010 00:31

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Originally Posted by Assassin (Post 734788)
No idea, never heard it. Gaggelig would be wonky, is it a Swiss German word you're hinting at?

Yes, Swiss german.

Fraueli 14.03.2010 08:31

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Do you mean "giggerig" (geek a rig with the accent on gee but depending on the dialect it could be pronounced "gack er ig").

If so, it means a desire.... as in being horny for something.

Great so glad I'm think about the word horny on a Sunday morning when my mind should be turned toward all things heavenly. :msnblush::D

Dan of the dead 14.03.2010 08:55

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Giggerig is also a great song by Polo Hofer

Dan of the dead 14.03.2010 08:59

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MrVertigo 15.03.2010 13:51

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Originally Posted by janus (Post 738558)
Yes, Swiss german.

maybe "gigele" or "ggigelet": it means laughing.

cannut 15.03.2010 14:03

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Originally Posted by MrVertigo (Post 739996)
maybe "gigele" or "ggigelet": it means laughing.

Gigele=giggling :o

amogles 15.03.2010 14:11

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Originally Posted by oakley3 (Post 734481)
Or "Guck Mal". Lugen seems to be the verb here. As opposed to lügen. :msnnerd:

The verb Lugen also exists in High German. It's just a bit archaic. In HG, it means peer or stare more than it means look.

amogles 15.03.2010 14:17

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Originally Posted by Fraueli (Post 738635)
Do you mean "giggerig" (geek a rig with the accent on gee but depending on the dialect it could be pronounced "gack er ig").

If so, it means a desire.... as in being horny for something.

Great so glad I'm think about the word horny on a Sunday morning when my mind should be turned toward all things heavenly. :msnblush::D

Yeah, it means "turned on" or horny. First time I heard it was out of the mouth of this gorgeous girl and I asked her to explain. Life's emabarassing moments...

Wollishofener 15.03.2010 19:15

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Originally Posted by janus (Post 734562)
Can somebody tell me what ' Gagileo'(not Galileo) means? is it a name of some place or somebody?

Suppose it is gaagele which means to swing

Fraueli 15.03.2010 19:21

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Could it be "gueggli" - that great chicken sold by the man on the street?

Hey janus - where are you? This thing is driving me nuts! :D

Sada 15.03.2010 19:32

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Originally Posted by janus (Post 734562)
Can somebody tell me what ' Gagileo'(not Galileo) means? is it a name of some place or somebody?

Yes, of course it is somebody, it is Leo, the Gagi Leo!!

Tom73 18.03.2010 12:04

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Could it be "gueggli" - that great chicken sold by the man on the street?
That is called "güggeli", same in english for a not sexually developed genderless cock.

Fraueli 18.03.2010 12:37

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Originally Posted by Tom73 (Post 745013)
That is called "güggeli", same in english for a not sexually developed genderless cock.

:eek: Yikes!


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