جا

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See also: خاand چا

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَاءَ(jāʾa).

Verb[edit]

جا () (perfect, imperfect ييجي(yīgi))

  1. to come

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ج ي ي

From Arabic جَاءَ(jāʾa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

جا () (non-past يجي(yiji), form I)

  1. to come
  2. to arrive
    Synonym: وَصَل(waṣal)

Conjugation[edit]


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ج ي ي

From Arabic جَاءَ(jāʾa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒaː/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

جا (ja) (form I, non-past يجي(yiji))

  1. to come
    جيتي انت وياه لعندنا.‎‎
    jīti nta w-iyyāh l-ʕandna
    You and he came to us.
  2. to suit (to be suitable or apt for one's image) [+ مع(object)]
    جا معاك هاد السروال.‎‎
    ja mʕāk hād es-sirwāl
    Those pants suit you.
  3. to arrive
    Synonym: وصل(wṣal)
  4. (in the past tense) to be located
    فين جات مصر؟‎‎
    fīn jāt miṣr
    Where is Egypt located?

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian gyʾg (gyāg, place), from Proto-Iranian *Hwah-; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جا ()

  1. place
  2. space
  3. location
  4. seat
  5. (dialectal) bed, mattress, bedding
    جاتو جمع کن.‎‎ ― Jâto jam kon.Remove your mattress(, blanket, bedsheet, etc).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond, “jʾy”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols, 2004, page gyʾg