There are 3 definitions of GI in English:

GI1

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Pronunciation: /ʤiːˈʌɪ
 
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noun (plural GIs)

  • A private soldier in the US army: she went off with a GI during the war

Origin

1930s (originally denoting equipment supplied to US forces): abbreviation of government (or general) issue.

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There are 3 definitions of GI in English:

GI2

Line breaks: GI
Pronunciation: /ʤiːˈʌɪ
 
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abbreviation

  • Glycaemic index.

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gi

Line breaks: gi
Pronunciation: /giː
 
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noun

  • The loose white jacket worn in judo.
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    • Inside, people trickled onto a long, white canvas mat dressed in white gis (traditional martial arts uniforms) and white belts.
    • Clip them onto strategic places on the gis of the students (end of sleeve, elbow, ankles, knees, lapel, back of neck, etc.)
    • Competitions in this sport resemble Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitions, although competitors do not usually wear gis.

Origin

Japanese.

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