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)

  1. A martial arts uniform.

Anagrams[edit]


Chamorro[edit]

Preposition[edit]

gi

  1. at
  2. in
  3. on

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the prefix ge- plus the i of personal pronouns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡi/
  • Hyphenation: gi

Pronoun[edit]

gi ‎(accusative gin)

  1. (neologism, rare) they (singular). A proposed gender-neutral singular third-person personal pronoun.
    Rigardu tiun homon. Gi estas alta.
    Look at that person. They are tall.

Holonyms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • ŝli (neologism)
  • ri (neologism)

Usage notes[edit]

An experimental and mostly online form used by few in speech.

Existing alternatives include expanding the use of the demonstrative pronoun tiu ‎(that one), or Zamenhof's suggestion, ĝi.


Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

gi

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gi

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

gi

  1. (conjunction) Introduces the second clause or phrase connected by a coordinating conjunction.
    ge tcadu gi foldi
    both town and field
  2. (appended to another cmavo) Converts a non-logical conjunction into a coordinating conjunction.
    joigi bemro gi ketco
    North American and South American together

Middle Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gi

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

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]


Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you, ye (nominative, plural)

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Low German: ji

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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

Derived terms[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)

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (plural)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German:
    • Low German: ji

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Italian gi

Noun[edit]

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script digraph GI/Gi/gi.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from French ji

Noun[edit]

gi

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