gifu

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gifu

  1. rōmaji reading of ぎふ

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gebō. Cognate with Old Frisian jeve, Old High German geba, Gothic 𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌰 ‎(giba).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ġifu f

  1. gift
    Wæs gifu Hroþgares oft geæhted. Hrothgar’s gift was often prized. (Beowulf)
  2. favour, divine grace
  3. the runic letter (/j/)

DeclensionEdit

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