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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂

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Pronoun[edit]

(first person)

  1. I

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Noun[edit]

 n

  1. (psychoanalysis) ego

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. yes

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Interjection[edit]

  1. (informal) yes (as an exclamation of joy or excitement)

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Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jahw (and); compare Gothic 𐌾𐌰𐌷 (jah), Old High German ja, joh.

Conjunction[edit]

  1. and

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese (already; now), from Old Portuguese ja, from Latin iam (already), from Proto-Indo-European *yē (already).

Particle[edit]

  1. used in conjunction with the past tense
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father, []

Old Norse[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. yes

Interjection[edit]

  1. (informal) yes (as an exclamation of joy or excitement)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ja, from Latin iam (already), from Proto-Indo-European *yē (already).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(not comparable)

  1. at or since some previous time; already; now
  2. anymore (in negative sentences)
  3. in the future; soon

Usage notes[edit]

In Portuguese, is said more frequently than the English equivalents. It is sometimes left untranslated altogether.

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