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Gi

Gi

See also: Appendix:Variations of "gi"

Translingual

Symbol

Gi

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the prefix gibi-.

Portuguese

Proper noun

Gi f

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Giovana
  2. A diminutive of the Italian female given name Giovanna or any of its variants

gi

gi

See also: Appendix:Variations of "gi"

English

Noun

gi (plural gis)

  1. A martial arts uniform.

Anagrams


Breton

Noun

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Chamorro

Preposition

gi

  1. at
  2. in
  3. on

Cornish

Noun

gi

  1. Soft mutation of ki.

Esperanto

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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

Pronoun

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.

Holonyms

Synonyms

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

Usage notes

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.


Greenlandic

Affix

gi

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

Japanese

Romanization

gi

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban

Cmavo

gi

  1. (conjunction) Introduces the second clause or phrase connected by a coordinating conjunction.
    ge tcadu gi foldi
    both town and field
  2. (appended to another cmavo) Converts a non-logical conjunction into a coordinating conjunction.
    joigi bemro gi ketco
    North American and South American together

Middle Dutch

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɣiː/, /ɣi/

Pronoun

gi

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

Declension

Usage notes

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

Descendants


Middle Low German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʝiː/

Etymology

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun

  1. you, ye (nominative, plural)

Declension

Descendants

  • Low German: ji

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jiː/

Verb

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 terms


Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

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

  1. Alternative form of gje

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun

  1. you (plural)

Descendants


Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jūz.

Pronoun

  1. you (plural)

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle Low German:
    • Low German: ji

Romansch

Alternative forms

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

Etymology

From Latin diēs.

Noun

gi m (plural gis)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) day

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Italian gi.

Noun

gi

  1. The name of the Latin-script digraph GI/Gi/gi.

Etymology 2

Borrowing from French ji

Noun

gi

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

Synonyms


Welsh

Noun

gi m

  1. Soft mutation of ci.

Mutation

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.