This word “Gi”, carrying a meaning of a little more and broader definition or nuance of English words, “Justice” or “Righteousness”, is used in many ways in Japanese Language.
“Gi-Ri” -Image Right- means “Social Obligation or Duty”, “Socially requested action or reaction which one is supposed to take as a matter of course”. “Gi” is often positioned to be in the opposite side of human emotion or love. This is one of the cause that puzzles non-Japanese people since this both edge sword concept of “Gi-Ri” and human emotion “Nin-Jo” makes Japanese looks like carrying 2 sided personality or emotion.
“Jin-Gi” -Image Left- can mean a whole lot of thing in Japanese. Generally, it means “Universal Unchangeable Righteousness or Justice” at the same time “Being Reasonable, Courteous, and Gentle”.
“Gi-Shi” -Image Left Bottom- is “A Person with Ambition”. It does not apply to the people whose ambition is self-centered, even their dream is big. It refers to the people whose dream is sacrificing themselves to help or rescue people, society, government, nation, etc...
I hope this article helps you to understand meaning of “Gi” better. I hope I did not just confuse you.
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