čaj

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See also: caj and çaj

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sinitic . Cognates include Russian чай (čaj).

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Noun[edit]

čaj m inan

  1. tea (the dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    kup šáčkový čaj
  2. tea (the drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    pila čaj
  3. tea (a variety of the tea plant)
    černé čaje
  4. tea (by extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    bylinkový čaj
    mátový čaj
    heřmánkový čaj
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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Turkish çay, from Chinese (chá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

čaj m

  1. (literary) tea

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چای(çay).

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Noun[edit]

čȁj m (Cyrillic spelling ча̏ј)

  1. tea

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian чай (čaj).

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Noun[edit]

čaj m (genitive singular čaju, nominative plural čaje, genitive plural čajov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. tea

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References[edit]

  • čaj in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian čȁj, replacing tẹ́ (which is now dialectal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

čȃj m inan

  1. tea

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. čáj
gen. sing. čája
singular dual plural
nominative čáj čája čáji
accusative čáj čája čáje
genitive čája čájev čájev
dative čáju čájema čájem
locative čáju čájih čájih
instrumental čájem čájema čáji