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Old 10.03.2010, 17:39
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[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.

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Old 10.03.2010, 17:42
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

Swiss German. It simply means 'look' and/or 'look at this'.
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Old 10.03.2010, 17:43
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

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

In High German you would say: schau einmal

Lueg = to look
emol = once
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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
Or "Guck Mal". Lugen seems to be the verb here. As opposed to lügen.
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Old 10.03.2010, 19:12
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

Can somebody tell me what ' Gagileo'(not Galileo) means? is it a name of some place or somebody?
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Old 10.03.2010, 23:04
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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?
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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
In Swinglish, it's "look a mol"
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No idea, never heard it. Gaggelig would be wonky, is it a Swiss German word you're hinting at?
Yes, Swiss german.
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

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.
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

Giggerig is also a great song by Polo Hofer
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Yes, Swiss german.
maybe "gigele" or "ggigelet": it means laughing.
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maybe "gigele" or "ggigelet": it means laughing.
Gigele=giggling
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Or "Guck Mal". Lugen seems to be the verb here. As opposed to lügen.
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.
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Old 15.03.2010, 14:17
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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.
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...
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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
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

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!
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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!!
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Re: [German] Meaning of a word

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That is called "güggeli", same in english for a not sexually developed genderless cock.
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That is called "güggeli", same in english for a not sexually developed genderless cock.
Yikes!
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