gif

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gif (plural gifs)

  1. Alternative capitalization of GIF.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gif (plural giwwe or gifte, diminutive giffie)

  1. poison; a poisonous substance
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gif (plural gifte)

  1. gift; present
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gift, earlier also gicht. From Old Dutch *gift, from Proto-Germanic *giftiz. The word gift derives from the same source and the words were not formally distinguished until early modern Dutch.

Noun[edit]

gif n (plural giffen, diminutive gifje n)

  1. poison, venom, toxin
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gif m (plural giffen, diminutive gifje n)

  1. (computing) GIF (image format)

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gif

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐌹𐍆

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jabōi (doubt), from Proto-Indo-European *i-. Akin to Old Frisian ief, ef, gef, Old Saxon ef, of, Dutch of, Old High German ibu, oba (German ob), Old Norse ef, if (possibly Swedish om), Gothic 𐌾𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹 (jabai). Also Old High German iba (doubt, condition), Icelandic efi, ef, ifi, if (doubt). Possibly also Swedish jäv and Albanian po (if, affirmative utterance).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ġif

  1. if, whether

Descendants[edit]

  • English if

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

gif

  1. imperative of gifva.