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]

Root
ج ي ي

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَاءَ(jāʾa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒaː/, [d͡ʒaː], [ʒaː]

Verb[edit]

جا () (form I, non-past يجي(yiji))

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

Conjugation[edit]


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ج ي ي

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَاءَ(jāʾa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒaː/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

جا () (form I, non-past يجي(yji) or ييجي(yīji))

  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?
  5. (in the present tense) to be related to someone
    واش كتجيك ديك البنت؟‎‎
    wāš katjīk dīk el-bint?
    Is that girl related to you?
    كنجيه شي حاجة.‎‎
    kanjīh ši ḥāja.
    I am related to him somehow

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of جا
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m جيت(jīt) جيتي(jīti) جا (ja) جينا(jīna) جيتوا(jītu) جاوا(jāw)
f جات(jāt)
non-past m نجي(nji) تجي(tji) يجي(yīji) نجيوا(njīw) تجيوا(tjīw) يجيوا(yijīw)
f تجي(tji) تجي(tji)
imperative m آجي(ʔāji) آجيوا(ʔājīw)
f آجي(ʔāji)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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