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See also: Gei, géi, gěi, and géì

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

gei (plural geis)

  1. A martial arts uniform.
    • James Henry Littlefield, Sweet Deal: A Trucker Deal Mystery (2003) p. 165:
      I peeled off the sweatshirt and Smith got out of the gei, so we sat there, me in my colorful board shorts, Clarke in a white martial-arts uniform and black belt, Smith in a black Speedo, and Jason in his black muscle-T.
    • Jackie Grant Miller, Keeper of the Arts: The Story Begins... (2006) p.17:
      The uniform you see me wearing is called a Gei which all students are required to practice in.

AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

NounEdit

gei

  1. Soft mutation of kei.

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gay.

NounEdit

gei (genitive gei, partitive geid)

  1. a gay person
    Kas sa oled gei?
    Are you gay?

DeclensionEdit

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Italianized form of English jay.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛi/, [ˈd͡ʒɛi̯]

NounEdit

gei m (invariable)

  1. Synonym of i lunga

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of げい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ゲイ



LuxembourgishEdit

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gěi.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

MendeEdit

NounEdit

gei

  1. husk

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gei

  1. Soft mutation of cei.