gie

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See also: giê, ġie, giẻ, and gi'e

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gie

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal) Alternative form of ye

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ġie

  1. Alternative form of ġēa

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.”

Derived terms[edit]


Southern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun[edit]

gie

  1. (interrogative) who
  2. (relative) who, that, which

Inflection[edit]

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland