See also: giê, ġie, giẻ, and gi'e

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

gie

  1. (chiefly Northern) Alternative form of ye (you)

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ġie

  1. Alternative form of ġēa

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Puter, Vallader) schi

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sic.

AdverbEdit

gie

  1. (Sursilvan) yes (used to indicate agreement with a positive statement)

Related termsEdit


ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English given, geven, gifen, from Old Norse gefa.

VerbEdit

gie (third-person singular present gies, present participle giein, past gied, past participle gied or gien)

  1. To give.
    Gie us (or gie's) a brak.Give us a break.
    • 1824, Sir Walter Scott, Wandering Willie's Tale (in Redgauntlet)
      “Here, Dougal,” said the laird, “gie Steenie a tass of brandy, till I count the siller and write the receipt.”

Derived termsEdit


Southern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronounEdit

gie

  1. (interrogative) who
  2. (relative) who, that, which

InflectionEdit

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch , ghi, from Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *jīz, Northwest Germanic variant of *jūz, from Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

PronounEdit

gie

  1. you (second-person singular subjective personal pronoun)