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.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi घी (ghī) or Urdu گھی‎, from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀺𑀤 (ghida), from Sanskrit घृत (ghṛtá). Cognate of English ghee. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “probably derived from Indonesian local language”).

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gi

  1. Alternative form of ge

Particle[edit]

gi

  1. turns the preceding word into a nominative

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

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-West Germanic *jiʀ, 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-West Germanic *jiʀ, 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.