English edit

Etymology edit

From Japanese (gi, clothing); only used in combination, usually with the name of a martial art such as 柔道着 (jūdōgi, judo uniform) or 空手着 (karategi, karate uniform).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gi (plural gis or gi)

  1. A martial arts uniform.
    • 1990, Thomas Pynchon, Vineland, Vintage, published 2000, page 108:
      By the time they got up to the reception building, there was a welcoming committee standing in the lamp-lined drive, all in black gi, headed by a tall, fit, scholarly-looking woman named Sister Rochelle []
    • 2022 September 20, Danya Hajjaji, “‘Really nice guy’: Tom Hardy surprises competitors with entry and victory in martial arts contest”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Attenders watched the Mad Max: Fury Road star, dressed in a blue gi, subdue his opponents and win all his matches. Hardy’s certificate of achievement was awarded to “Edward Hardy” – the actor’s real name.

Anagrams edit

Breton edit

Noun edit

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Chamorro edit

Preposition edit

gi

  1. at
  2. in
  3. on

Cornish edit

Noun edit

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Hindi घी (ghī) or Urduگھی(ghī), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀺𑀤 (ghida), from Sanskrit घृत (ghṛtá). Cognate of English ghee.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡi]
  • Hyphenation: gi

Noun edit

gi (first-person possessive giku, second-person possessive gimu, third-person possessive ginya)

  1. (archaic, Hinduism) ghee.
    Synonyms: minyak sapi, minyak samin, cairan mentega

Further reading edit

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin (the name of the letter G).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation:

Noun edit

gi f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G.; gee

See also edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

gi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Lashi edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gi

  1. Alternative form of ge

Particle edit

gi

  1. turns the preceding word into a nominative

References edit

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Lo-Toga edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Hiw ga, and also with Proto-Polynesian *kawa, Tongan kava. From Proto-Oceanic *kawaʀ, doublet of *wakaʀ (root).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gi

  1. kava plant, Piper methysticum
  2. kava, an intoxicating beverage made from the kava plant.

Further reading edit

Malay edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Hindi घी (ghī) or Urduگھی(ghī), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀺𑀤 (ghida), from Sanskrit घृत (ghṛtá). Cognate of English ghee.

Noun edit

gi (Jawi spellingݢي⁩, plural gi-gi, informal 1st possessive giku, 2nd possessive gimu, 3rd possessive ginya)

  1. (archaic) ghee.
    Synonym: minyak sapi

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of pergi.

Verb edit

gi (Jawi spellingݢي⁩)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of pergi
    Kau gi ngan siapa?
    Who are you going with?

Further reading edit

Matal edit

Pronoun edit

gi

  1. I, me (first-person singular pronoun)
    Gi zil Yahudiya, tayyà gi à Tarsus uwana la Səlisəya, gi bəzi huɗ gudəŋ məŋga gà (Sləray 21:39).[1]
    I [am] a Jewish man, I was born in Tarsus which [is] in Cilicia, I [am] a man from an important city (Acts 21:39)
    Dagay lakana kadànəŋaw gi aya tsəràh à uwana (Mata 23:39).[2]
    For I tell you, you will never see me from now on until you say (Mathhew 23:39)

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Middle Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Old Dutch , from Proto-West Germanic *jiʀ, from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

gi

  1. you (nominative, plural)
  2. you (nominative, singular, informal)

Usage notes edit

This pronoun began to replace the old singular form du during the Middle Dutch period, eventually replacing it altogether.

Inflection edit

Alternative forms edit

Descendants edit

  • Dutch: gij, jij
    • Afrikaans: jy
    • Berbice Creole Dutch: ju
    • Jersey Dutch: jāi
    • Negerhollands: joe, ju
    • Petjo: jij
  • Limburgish: geer

Further reading edit

  • ghi”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “gi”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Middle Low German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

  1. you, ye (nominative, plural)

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse gefa, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)-.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /jiː/
  • (file)

Verb edit

gi (imperative gi, present tense gir, passive gis, simple past ga or gav, past participle gitt)

  1. to give (transfer the possession of something to someone else)

Derived terms edit

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Verb edit

gi (present tense gir, past tense gav, past participle gitt, passive infinitive givast, present participle givande, imperative gi)

  1. Alternative form of gje

Nupe edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

  1. to eat
  2. to devour; to gnaw
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

  1. to wear out

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

  1. to stand
    Synonym: gíkinni
Derived terms edit

Old Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *jiʀ, from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun edit

  1. you (plural)

Alternative forms edit

  • *gir (South-eastern)

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • gi, ir”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English edit

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

ġī

  1. Alternative form of ġēa

Old Saxon edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *jiʀ, from Proto-Germanic *jūz. Accusative and dative from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, variant of *izwiz.

Pronoun edit

  1. you (plural)

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Rawang edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gi

  1. dog.

Romansch edit

Alternative forms edit

  • di (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader)
  • de (Surmiran)

Etymology edit

Inherited from Classical Latin diēs.

Noun edit

gi m (plural gis)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) day

Sranan Tongo edit

Etymology edit

From English give.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

gi

  1. to give

Preposition edit

gi

  1. to (indicates indirect object)

Sumerian edit

Romanization edit

gi

  1. Romanization of 𒄀 (gi)

Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Italian gi.

Noun edit

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script digraph GI/Gi/gi.
Usage notes edit
  • If gi represents the sound /z/ or /j/ before an i, that i is entirely merged with the gi. For example, use , gỉ, giết, not *giì, *giỉ, *giiết.

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from French ji.

Noun edit

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.
Synonyms edit

Welsh edit

Noun edit

gi m

  1. Soft mutation of ci.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ci gi nghi chi
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Yoruba edit

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): /ɡí/

Noun edit

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

See also edit