gei

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See also: Gei, géi, gěi, and géì

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gei (plural geis)

  1. A martial arts uniform.
    • James Henry Littlefield, Sweet Deal: A Trucker Deal Mystery (2003) p. 165:
      I peeled off the sweatshirt and Smith got out of the gei, so we sat there, me in my colorful board shorts, Clarke in a white martial-arts uniform and black belt, Smith in a black Speedo, and Jason in his black muscle-T.
    • Jackie Grant Miller, Keeper of the Arts: The Story Begins... (2006) p.17:
      The uniform you see me wearing is called a Gei which all students are required to practice in.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gei

  1. Soft mutation of kei.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gay.

Noun[edit]

gei (genitive gei, partitive geid)

  1. a gay person
    Kas sa oled gei?
    Are you gay?

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げい

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

gei

  1. rafsi of gleki.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

gei

  1. second-person singular imperative of geien

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gěi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mende[edit]

Noun[edit]

gei

  1. husk

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gei

  1. Soft mutation of cei.