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Definition for: gift

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English

Etymology

From Old Norse gipt, cognate with Old English ġift.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɡɪft/
  • AHD: gĭft , SAMPA: /gIft/
  • Rhymes: -ɪft

Noun

gift ( plural gifts )

  1. Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
  2. A talent or natural ability.
  3. Something gained incidentally, without effort.

Synonyms

Translations

  • Chinese: 礼物
  • Czech: dar m .
  • Dutch: geschenk n . , gift m . , cadeau n . , schenking f . , presentje n . (1), gave f . (2)
  • Esperanto: donaco
  • Estonian: and (1)
  • Finnish: lahja (1, 2), kyky (2)
  • French: cadeau m . , présent m . (1), don m . (2)
  • German: Geschenk n . (1, 3), Begabung f . (2)
  • Greek
1: δώρο [ˈðo̞ro̞] n . , δώρημα [ˈðo̞riˌma] n . , δωρεά [ðo̞ˌre̞ˈa] f . , συνεισφορά [siˌnisfo̞ˈra] f . , κέρασμα [ˈce̞raˌzma] n . , χάρισμα [ˈxariˌzma] n .
2: τάλαντο [ˈtalaˌ(n)do̞] n . , ταλέντο [taˈle̞(n)do̞] n . , χάρισμα [ˈxariˌzma] n .
3: χάρισμα [ˈxariˌzma] n . , δώρο [ˈðo̞ro̞] n .
  • Italian: regalo m . (1), dono m . (2)
  • Latin: donatio f . , datus m .
  • Old English: ġifu f . (1)
  • Polish: prezent m . (1, 3), dar m . (1, 2), talent m . (2)
  • Portuguese: presente m .
  • Romanian: cadou n . (1), dar n . (1, 2)
  • Russian: пoдaрoк m .
  • Slovak: dar m .
  • Slovene: darilo n . (1), dar m . (2)
  • Spanish: regalo m .
  • Swahili: zawadi (noun 9/10) (1)
  • Swedish: gåva c . , present c . (1)
  • Telugu: బహుమతి (bahumati) (1), వరం (varaM) (2)

Verb

to gift ( third-person singular simple present gifts , present participle gifting , simple past gifted , past participle gifted )

  1. ( transitive ) To give (as a gift) to.

Synonyms

Translations

  • Czech: darovat (daruji, daruješ, daruje, darujeme, darujete, darují)
  • Dutch: schenken
  • Estonian: kinkima
  • Finnish: lahjoittaa
  • French: regaler
  • Italian: regalare
  • Latin: dare, donare
  • Romanian: dărui
  • Slovak: obdarovať
  • Slovene: podariti
  • Spanish: regalar, dar
  • Swedish: skänka, donera
  • Telugu: బహూకరించు (bahookariMchu)

Related phrases


Dutch

Noun

gift n .

  1. donation; something given (away) voluntarily.

Faroese

Noun

gift f . , definite giftin (no plural)

  1. poison.

Adjective

gift

gift ( comparative more gift , superlative most gift )

  1. married
    ein gift kvinna (a married woman)
    ein giftur maður (a married man)
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-- Indefinite -- 
Masculine Feminine Neuter 
Nominative giftur gift gift 
Singular Accusative giftan gifta gift 
Dative giftum giftari giftum 
Genitive gifts* giftar/giftrar* gifts* 
Nominative giftir giftar gift 
Plural Accusative giftar giftar gift 
Dative giftum giftum giftum 
Genitive gifta/giftra* gifta/giftra* gifta/giftra* 
-- Definite -- 
Nominative gifti gifta gifta 
Singular Accusative gifta giftu gifta 
Dative gifta giftu gifta 
Genitive gifta* giftu* gifta* 
Plural In all cases: giftu 
* the genitive case is almost never used 

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Old Frisian jeft, Old Saxon sundargift ‘privilege’ (Dutch gift), Old High German gift (German Gift), Old Norse gipt (> English gift), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌹𐍆𐍄𐍃.

Pronunciation

IPA: /jɪft/

Noun

ġift f . (plural ġifta or ġiftu )

  1. payment for a wife
  2. (in plural) a wedding

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for gift Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gift giftet gifter gifterna
Genitive gifts giftets gifters gifternas

gift n .

  1. poison, venom, toxin

Adjective

Inflections of
gift
Indefinite
singular
Common gift
Neuter gift
Definite
singular
Masc. gifte
All gifta
Plural gifta

gift

  1. married
    ett gift par (= a married couple)

Other Translations for "gift"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codegift
Hexe7 69 66 74
Pig Latiniftgay

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