See also: كي‎, کی, and گے

PersianEdit

SuffixEdit

Dari Persian گی
Iranian Persian
Tajik -гӣ (-gī)

ـگی (-gi)

  1. Form of the suffix ـی‎ for words that end in the short vowel ـه(-e)
    مردانه(mardâne, masculine) + ـگی (gi) = مردانگی(mardânegi, masculinity)
    برهنه(berahne, naked) + ـگی (gi) = برهنگی(berahnegi, nudity)

Usage notesEdit

Usually only forms nouns from adjectives. Most adjectives formed from nouns ending in -e use the non-joining form ای(-i).

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