gie

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See also: giê, ġie, giẻ, and gi'e

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Puter, Vallader) schi

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sic.

Adverb[edit]

gie

  1. (Sursilvan) yes (used to indicate agreement with a positive statement)

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English given, geven, gifen, from Old Norse gefa.

Verb[edit]

gie (third-person singular present gies, present participle giein, past gied, past participle gied or gien)

  1. To give.
    Gie us a brak.
    • 1824, Sir Walter Scott, Wandering Willie's Tale (in Redgauntlet)
      “Here, Dougal,” said the laird, “gie Steenie a tass of brandy, till I count the siller and write the receipt.”