English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian гэ ().

Noun edit

ge (plural ges)

  1. The name of the Cyrillic script letter Г / г.

Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge inan

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Declension edit

See also edit

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge f (plural ges)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Cebuano edit

Interjection edit

ge

  1. (informal) Short for sige.

Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɣə/
  • (file)

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. (dialectal, colloquial) unstressed form of gij: you
    Da ge bedankt zeet da witte!
    You know I'm thankful!

Usage notes edit

See usage notes at gij

Inflection edit

Anagrams edit

East Central German edit

Etymology edit

Old High German io.

Adverb edit

ge

  1. (Erzgebirgisch) ever
    von ge har
    ever since
  2. (Erzgebirgisch) per
  3. (Erzgebirgisch) the

Further reading edit

  • Alte und neue Gedichte und Geschichten in erzgebirgischer Mundart, 12. Heft., P. 39

Emilian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡe/
  • Hyphenation: ge

Alternative forms edit

  • Becomes g’ before a vowel (proclitic).
A g’andám edmān.We go there tomorrow.
La g’à parlê.She talked to them.
  • Becomes -eg when acting as an enclitic (after a consonant).
J-eg vān edmān.They go there tomorrow. (imperative, singular)
J-eg dān da fêr.They give her trouble.
  • Becomes -g when acting as an enclitic (after a vowel).
A-g vag edmān.I’m going there tomorrow. (imperative, plural)
A-g pôrt di munjêgi.I bring him some apricots.

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin illī (nominative plural and dative singular of ille). Cognate with Catalan li and Italian gli.

Pronoun edit

ge (personal, dative case)

  1. him, to him
    Al ge xîva njînta.
    He wasn’t saying anything to him.
  2. her, to her
  3. them, to them
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin hīc (here). Cognate with Catalan hi, French y, Italian ci.

Pronoun edit

ge (adverbial, locative case)

  1. here, in here
  2. there, in there
    Al ge màt dèinter dl’akwa.
    He puts water in there.

Faroese edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge n (genitive singular ges, plural ge)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Declension edit

Declension of ge
n4 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ge geið ge geini
accusative ge geið ge geini
dative ge, gei genum geum geunum
genitive ges gesins gea geanna

See also edit

Ido edit

Etymology edit

From g +‎ -e.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge (plural ge-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter G/g.

See also edit

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch gee.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Synonyms edit

  • ji (Standard Malay)

See also edit

Further reading edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

ge

  1. The hiragana syllable (ge) or the katakana syllable (ge) in Hepburn romanization.

Lashi edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

ge

  1. good

References edit

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

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

 f (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the letter G.

Coordinate terms edit

References edit

  • ge”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • ge”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Arthur E. Gordon, The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of University of California Publications: Classical Studies), part III: “Summary of the Ancient Evidence”, page 32: "Clearly there is no question or doubt about the names of the vowels A, E, I, O, U. They are simply long A, long E, etc. (ā, ē, ī, ō, ū). Nor is there any uncertainty with respect to the six mutes B, C, D, G, P, T. Their names are bē, cē, dē, gē, pē, tē (each with a long E). Or about H, K, and Q: they are hā, kā, kū—each, again, with a long vowel sound."

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

ge (ge5ge0, Zhuyin ˙ㄍㄜ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of

Romanization edit

ge

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .
  5. Nonstandard spelling of gê̄.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Mapudungun edit

 
A human eye

Noun edit

ge (Raguileo spelling)

  1. (anatomy) eye
  2. sight, the ability to see.

References edit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. Alternative form of ye (you)

Etymology 2 edit

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. Alternative form of heo (she)

Nupe edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

ge

  1. to be good
    U ge àIt's not good

Derived terms edit

  • gige (goodness; being good)
  • ège (goodness)

Occitan edit

Noun edit

ge f (plural ges)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Ojibwe edit

Etymology edit

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

Adverb edit

ge

  1. as for
  2. also, too, and

See also edit

References edit

Old English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *jiʀ, from *jīz, an early variation of Proto-Germanic *jūz, representing Proto-Indo-European *yūs.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ġē (West Saxon, Anglian)

  1. you (plural): nominative plural of þū
Declension edit


Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Germanic *jahw, from *ja + *-hw.

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

ġe

  1. and; often doubled as ġe... ġe... ("both... and...")
    • late 9th century, King Alfred's translation of Saint Augustine's Soliloquies
      Gyf þonne ǣfre gebyreð þæt þū þē ful hālne and ful trumne ongytst, and hæafst æalle þīne frēond myd þē, ǣġðer ge on mōde ge on līchaman, and on ðām ilcan worce and on ðām ylcan willum ðe ðē best lyst dōn, hweðer þū ðonne wille bēon āwiht blīðe?
      If then it ever happen that thou shalt find thyself full whole and full strong, and hast all thy friends with thee, both in mind and in body, and in that same work and in that same will which pleaseth thee best to do, wilt thou then be happy at all?
Descendants edit

Old French edit

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. Alternative form of je

Old Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illī.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. to her, to it, or to him

Descendants edit

  • Spanish: se

Rawa edit

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. you

References edit

Romagnol edit

Noun edit

ge m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

See also edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish cía (although). Cognate with Irish .

Conjunction edit

ge

  1. (dated) although

Synonyms edit

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxe/ [ˈxe]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Syllabification: ge

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

ge f (plural ges)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Etymology 2 edit

Latin illī; akin to Portuguese lhe, Italian gli.

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. Obsolete form of se (as a dative pronoun)

Further reading edit

Sumerian edit

Romanization edit

ge

  1. Romanization of 𒄀 (ge)

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

Apocopic form of giva, with umlaut, from Old Swedish giva, gæva, from Old Norse gefa, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)-. Compare Old English giefan (whence English give).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

ge (present ger, preterite gav, supine gett, imperative ge)

  1. to give
    Synonym: giva (dated)
    • 1541, Gustav Vasa Bible, Book of Matthew, 25:42
      Ty iagh war hungrogh / och j gåffuen migh icke äta. Jagh war torstigh / och j gåffuen migh icke dricka.
      (pre-1906 spelling) Ty jag var hungrig, och I gåfven mig icke äta; jag var törstig, och I gåfven mig icke dricka.
      For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink.
  2. (reflexive) to give up, to surrender, to quit
  3. to give (to exhibit as a product or result; to produce; to yield)

Usage notes edit

  • The older full conjugation (giva, giver) is complete with present and past participles. The short conjugation (ge, ger) does not provide acceptable forms for participles (*geende, *gedd), but is now the preferred and dominating choice for other cases (ge, ger, gett).

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

Anagrams edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

ge (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜒ)

  1. Clipping of sige.
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Spanish ge, the Spanish name of the letter G/g.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge (Baybayin spelling ᜑᜒ)

  1. (historical) the name of the Latin-script letter G/g, in the Abecedario
    Synonyms: (in the Filipino alphabet) dyi, (in the Abakada alphabet) ga
Alternative forms edit

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

ge

  1. (distal) that, those
    namo gethat chicken

Pronoun edit

ge

  1. (demonstrative) this
    ngori tomau geI want that
    ge fokethat is a cockroach

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Turkish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ge (definite accusative geyi, plural geler)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

See also edit

Turkmen edit

Noun edit

ge (definite accusative geni, plural geler)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

See also edit

Yoruba edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

  1. (transitive) to cut something; especially using a tool
    Synonym:
  2. to segment into parts
    mo gé e wẹ́lẹ́-wẹ́lẹ́I segmented it into small pieces
  3. (stative, intransitive) to become cut, snapped, or broken
    Synonym:

Derived terms edit

  • ègé (piece, segment, cutting)
  • ìgé (the act of slicing)

Zaghawa edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

ge

  1. sleep

References edit