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Meaning of "gilgie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILGIE

gilgie  [ˈdʒɪlɡɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILGIE

noun
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gilgie is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GILGIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cherax quinquecarinatus

Cherax quinquecarinatus is a small freshwater crayfish endemic to the south-west corner of Australia. It is one of two species known as gilgie, or jilgi, which is a seasonal food source for people of the region. Gilgies are found throughout a biogeographically isolated region of the coastal south of Western Australia and significant in the ecology of aquatic systems of that bioregion.

Definition of gilgie in the English dictionary

The definition of gilgie in the dictionary is a freshwater crayfish.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILGIE


jilgie
ˈdʒɪlɡɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILGIE

gildsman
gildsmen
gildswoman
gildswomen
Gilead
Gileadite
Giles
gilet
gilgai
Gilgamesh
gill
gill fungus
gill net
gill pouch
gill slit
gill-less
gill-like
Gillard
gillaroo
giller

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILGIE

aggie
biggie
bogie
boogie
boogie-woogie
bougie
budgie
camogie
Carnegie
doggie
druggie
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hoagie
Logie
maggie
regie
stogie
tangie
veggie
wedgie

Synonyms and antonyms of gilgie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gilgie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILGIE

Find out the translation of gilgie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gilgie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gilgie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

gilgie
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gilgie
570 millions of speakers

English

gilgie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gilgie
380 millions of speakers
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gilgie
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

gilgie
278 millions of speakers

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gilgie
270 millions of speakers

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gilgie
260 millions of speakers

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gilgie
220 millions of speakers

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Gilgie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gilgie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gilgie
130 millions of speakers

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gilgie
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gilgie
85 millions of speakers
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gilgie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gilgie
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिल्गी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gilgie
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gilgie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gilgie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gilgie
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gilgie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

gilgie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gilgie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

gilgie
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

gilgie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gilgie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILGIE»

The term «gilgie» is barely ever used and occupies the 210.219 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILGIE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gilgie

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILGIE»

Discover the use of gilgie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gilgie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales
One can easily understand that after a depression of this kind was formed, if the holes in the bottom got stopped up by any means so that water would stand in the hollow, a gilgie would be the result. I could not hear of any one having ...
‎1882
2
Management of Freshwater Biodiversity: Crayfish as Bioindicators
This crayfish now co-occurs with two indigenous species, Cherax quinquecarinatus (gilgie) and C. cainii (smooth marron) in several river systems in the environs of Perth, which generates concerns about the survival of the two indigenous ...
Julian Reynolds, Catherine Souty-Grosset, 2011
3
The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
gilgie A type of freshwater crayfish in WA, related to the yabby. gilgie's piss In WA, a term for poor-tasting beer. gimp 1. A fool or an idiot. 2. To pay out on someone. gin A racist name for an Aboriginal woman. ginger The backside, e.g. 'I gave ...
John Miller, 2011
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CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences
3: Australian, a small pond or pool of water. gilgie. gilgai. gill. 1: any of numerous vertical plate-like structures (lamellae) on the undersurface of the cap of the fruiting body of agaric gill-over-the-gr ound Glechoma hederacea fungi ( mushrooms ...
Robert Alan Lewis, 2001
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The Spirit of Australia: The Crime Fiction of Arthur W. Upfield
This concept of not owning material goods has brought the Australian Aboriginal, as it brought the American Indian, into various circumstances where they unwittingly "gave away" things to non-tribal members. Gilgie; Gibber — "Gilgie" means ...
Ray Broadus Browne, 1988
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Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The ...
This is the case in the gilgie, Cherax quinquecarinatus (Gray, 1845), endemic to southwestern Western Australia, that occupies a wide range of permanent and temporary aquatic environments (Beatty et al., 2005). Patterns of reproduction and ...
Frederick Schram, Carel von Vaupel Klein, M. Charmantier-Daures, 2010
7
A Waltz Through the Hills
Still hardly daring to breathe, he pulled the line a little more. At first he thought the gilgie had skitted back into its hole. It had moved so suddenly and stirred up so much mud that he could no longer see it. But then he felt the line between his ...
Gerald Marcus Glaskin, 1961
8
Australian Aboriginal words in English: their origin and meaning
... stone, bird, chat), 18, 191, 215 gibber-gunyah, see gunya Gidabal, see Bandjalang gidgee (gidga, gidgea) (tree), 25, 129, 132 gidgee (gidgie) (spear), 177 gidgee skink, 132 gidyea, see gidgee (tree) gilgai (hole) (gilgi), 192,215 gilgie ...
Robert M. W. Dixon, Bruce Moore, 2006
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Perth:
These wetlandswere not only a valuable food source forthe Nyungar, supplying gilgie and turtle,birdlife and yam, but were alsoidentified by Europeans as islands offertility in thesandy expanse of thecoastal plain. Western logic understandably ...
David Whish-Wilson, 2013
10
Breakaway House
You then went on to your yard, killed and skinned the steers, and afterwards buried the hides in a gilgie hold close to a big kurrajong tree.” Tremayne shook his head reproachfully, adding: “You should really have cut out Tonger's brand before ...
Arthur Upfield, 2012

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILGIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gilgie is used in the context of the following news items.
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Surigao, Sagada mayors face graft raps
Philip Sykimte, Mario Gesta, Valeriano Ma. Cesar Concepcion, William Angob, Gilgie Degala, Karen Chastity Ma. Michael Litang, Rodolfo dela ... «ABS CBN News, Apr 15»
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Ombudsman orders charge filed vs. Surigao City mayor over …
Complaints against job order personnel Balgamelo Ma, Philip Sykimte, Mario Gesta, Valeriano Ma, Cesar Concepcion, William Angob, Gilgie ... «GMA News, Apr 15»
3
Surigao mayor files motion for reconsideration on graft raps
... William M. Angob, special assistant on financial affairs; Gilgie G. Dagala, executive assistant on financial affairs; Karen Chastity Ma, assistant ... «Minda News, Mar 15»
4
Surigao City mayor faces graft raps
... Tricycle Franchising Office; William M. Angob, special assistant on financial affairs; Gilgie G. Dagala, executive assistant on financial affairs;. «Minda News, Mar 15»
5
Owner Thompson's field of dreams
We've been burnt like crisps here, we caught every gilgie in town, we caught our first rabbit here, we've ridden our first calves, milked our first ... «The West Australian, Oct 14»
6
Stops along the mountain track
Plums from Redgum Hill Orchard and Gilgie Organics (probably Santa Rosa and Black Amber today), perfect for Ian's lemon and almond tart, ... «The Australian, Jan 13»
7
Christmas produce hits markets
Aard and Eve Brink (Gilgie Organics), known for their stringless beans, farm on the lowlands 40km from Albany and 25km from Denmark in ... «The Australian, Dec 12»
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Surigao City mayor, 14 others face new graft raps
... Head Tricycle Franchising Office; William M. Angob, Special Assistant on Financial Affairs; Gilgie G. Dagala, Executive Assistant on Financial ... «Minda News, Jul 11»
9
Cooking crayfish
The yabby (aka yabbie, freshwater crayfish, gilgie, koonac, lobby or crawbob) is from the same genus as the marron. It is farmed and fished ... «The Age, Jan 04»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gilgie [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gilgie>. Mar 2021 ».
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