جا

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See also: خا and چا

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

جا ‎() ‎(perfect, imperfect ييجي ‎(yīgi))

  1. to come ‎(To move from further away to nearer to)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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).

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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