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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gi (plural gis or gi)

  1. A martial arts uniform.
    • 1990, Thomas Pynchon, Vineland, Vintage 2000, p. 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 []

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

NounEdit

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

ChamorroEdit

PrepositionEdit

gi

  1. at
  2. in
  3. on

CornishEdit

NounEdit

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the prefix ge- plus the i of personal pronouns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡi/
  • Hyphenation: gi

PronounEdit

gi (accusative gin)

  1. (rare, neologism, nonstandard) they (singular). A proposed gender-neutral singular third-person personal pronoun.
    Rigardu tiun homon. Gi estas alta.
    Look at that person. They are tall.

Usage notesEdit

An experimental and mostly online form used by few in speech.

Existing alternatives include expanding the use of the demonstrative pronoun tiu (that one), or Zamenhof's suggestion, ĝi.

SynonymsEdit

  • (rare, nonstandard) ĝi
  • (rare, neologism, nonstandard) ŝli
  • (rare, neologism, nonstandard) ri

HolonymsEdit


GreenlandicEdit

AffixEdit

gi

  1. have as (temporary use or possession)
    e.g. illugisara
    My house for the time being.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin (the name of the letter G).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Stress: gì
  • Hyphenation: gi

NounEdit

gi f (invariable)

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

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

MatalEdit

PronounEdit

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)

ReferencesEdit


Middle DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

gi

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

Usage notesEdit

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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ghi”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • gi”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  1. you, ye (nominative, plural)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jiː/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

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

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of gje

Old DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • *gir (South-eastern)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jūz.

PronounEdit

  1. you (plural)

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

  1. you (plural)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German:

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Latin diēs.

NounEdit

gi m (plural gis)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) day

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English give.

VerbEdit

gi

  1. to give

PrepositionEdit

gi

  1. to (indicates indirect object)

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Italian gi.

NounEdit

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script digraph GI/Gi/gi.
Usage notesEdit
  • 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 2Edit

Borrowed from French ji.

NounEdit

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J/j.

SynonymsEdit


WelshEdit

NounEdit

gi m

  1. Soft mutation of ci.

MutationEdit

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.