čaj

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

čaj m inan

  1. tea (the dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    kup sáčkový čajbuy a tea bag
  2. tea (the drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    pila čajshe drank tea
  3. tea (a variety of the tea plant)
    černé čajegreen tea
  4. tea (by extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    bylinkový čajherbal tea
    mátový čajpeppermint tea
    heřmánkový čajchamomile tea
Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • čaj in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • čaj in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Upper Sorbian čaj, from Turkish çay, from Chinese (chá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

čaj m

  1. (literary) tea

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • čaj in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • Lower Sorbian vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmor, U. (eds.) World Loanword Database. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چای(çay).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

čȁj m (Cyrillic spelling ча̏ј)

  1. tea

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian чай (čaj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. tea

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • čaj in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.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

Further reading[edit]

  • čaj”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Welsh Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romani ćhaj.

Noun[edit]

čaj f

  1. female child, daughter, girl (only gypsies and gentlewomen)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • čaj” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.