Apparently gips is one of the German words for 'plaster' (Click here).
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In Korea, we call "plaster cast" "gibbs", whose spelling I don't know. We just say "gibs". Is it German? I have no idea where it comes from. Maybe a cast manufacturer's name?
74)W: I stopped my car at a red light but suddently a car crashed into me from behind.
M :How long do you have to wear that cast? It must be very uncomfortable...
Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker;
here) for plaster but if and only if the plaster is made by adding water to gypsum. I wouldn't say it come to Korean language from German especially if you consider the etymology of the word gypsum : [...] perhaps of Semitic origin (cf. Arabic jibs, [...]