From Middle Dutch gift, earlier also gicht. From Old Dutch *gift, from Proto-Germanic *giftiz. The word gift derives from the same source and the words were not formally distinguished until early modern Dutch.
gif n (plural giffen, diminutive gifje n)
- poison, venom, toxin
gif m (plural giffen, diminutive gifje n)
- (computing) GIF (image format)
- Romanization of 𐌲𐌹𐍆
- if, whether
gif m (plural gifs)
- imperative of gifva.