Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Dutch, West Frisian
Pronounced Pron. GEY-shə
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 8/18/2007
Last Editor EditorLucille on 8/19/2010
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Gijs) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix #je# to the original name. But when borne by a male person, this name is simply a pet form #because# of the diminutive suffix.