Definition of gie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡē/

verb (gies, gieing; past gied; past participle gied or gien /ɡēn/)

Scottish form of give.
Example sentences
  • The book, writes Robertson, is ‘a stertin-pynt, a wey inta the past that micht also gie a perspective on the present an’ the future’.
  • ‘You know what it's like in Glasgow at Hogmanay, it's ‘right, gie's a turn’.
  • And then the lassies would often gie ye mair money on top of that!
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