gi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (gi, clothing); only used in combination, usually with the name of a martial art such as 柔道着 (jūdogi, judo uniform) or 空手着 (karategi, karate uniform)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gi (plural gis or gi)

  1. A martial arts uniform.
    • 1990, Thomas Pynchon, Vineland, Vintage 2000, p. 108:
      By the time they got up to the reception building, there was a welcoming committee standing in the lamp-lined drive, all in black gi, headed by a tall, fit, scholarly-looking woman named Sister Rochelle []

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Chamorro[edit]

Preposition[edit]

gi

  1. at
  2. in
  3. on

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

gi

  1. have as (temporary use or possession)
    e.g. illugisara
    My house for the time being.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi घी (ghī) or Urdu گھی‎, from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀺𑀤 (ghida), from Sanskrit घृत (ghṛtá). Cognate of English ghee.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡi]
  • Hyphenation: gi

Noun[edit]

gi (plural, first-person possessive giku, second-person possessive gimu, third-person possessive ginya)

  1. (archaic, Hinduism) ghee.
    Synonyms: minyak sapi, minyak samin, cairan mentega

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin (the name of the letter G).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation:

Noun[edit]

gi f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G.; gee

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Lashi[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gi

  1. good

Particle[edit]

gi

  1. turns the preceding word into a nominative

References[edit]


Matal[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gi

  1. I, me (first-person singular pronoun)
    Gi zil Yahudiya, tayyà gi à Tarsus uwana la Səlisəya, gi bəzi huɗ gudəŋ məŋga gà (Sləray 21:39).[1]
    I [am] a Jewish man, I was born in Tarsus which [is] in Cilicia, I [am] a man from an important city (Acts 21:39)
    Dagay lakana kadànəŋaw gi aya tsəràh à uwana (Mata 23:39).[2]
    For I tell you, you will never see me from now on until you say (Mathhew 23:39)

References[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gi

  1. you (nominative, plural)
  2. you (nominative, singular, informal)

Usage notes[edit]

This pronoun began to replace the old singular form du during the Middle Dutch period, eventually replacing it altogether.

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: gij, jij
    • Afrikaans: jy
  • Limburgish: geer

Further reading[edit]

  • ghi”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “gi”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


Middle Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you, ye (nominative, plural)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gefa, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jiː/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

gi (imperative gi, present tense gir, passive gis, simple past ga or gav, past participle gitt)

  1. to give (transfer the possession of something to someone else)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

gi (present tense gir, past tense gav, past participle gitt, passive infinitive givast, present participle givande, imperative gi)

  1. Alternative form of gje

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (plural)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • *gir (South-eastern)

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gi, ir”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ġī

  1. Alternative form of ġēa

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jūz. Accusative and dative from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, variant of *izwiz.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (plural)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader) di
  • (Surmiran) de

Etymology[edit]

From Latin diēs.

Noun[edit]

gi m (plural gis)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) day

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English give.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gi

  1. to give

Preposition[edit]

gi

  1. to (indicates indirect object)

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian gi.

Noun[edit]

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script digraph GI/Gi/gi.
Usage notes[edit]
  • If gi represents the sound /z/ or /j/ before an i, that i is entirely merged with the gi. For example, use , gỉ, giết, not *giì, *giỉ, *giiết.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French ji.

Noun[edit]

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

Synonyms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

gi m

  1. Soft mutation of ci.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ci gi nghi chi
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.