DJ

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DJ

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Djibouti since 1977.
    Synonyms: DJI (alpha-3 1977–present), AI (1974–1977, as the Afars and the Issas)

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

DJ (plural DJs)

  1. (music) Abbreviation of disc jockey.
    Synonym: deejay
    Coordinate term: VJ
    • 1982, Michael Cleveland (lyrics and music), “Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life”, performed by Indeep:
      Last night a DJ saved my life / Last night a DJ saved my life from a broken heart
    • 1986, Morrissey & Johnny Marr (lyrics and music), “Panic”, in The World Won’t Listen, performed by The Smiths:
      Burn down the disco / Hang the blessed DJ / Because the music that they constantly play / It says nothing to me about my life
    • 1999, “Three MC’s and One DJ”, in Hello Nasty, performed by Beastie Boys:
      Three MC's and one DJ / We be getting down with no delay
  2. (clothing) Abbreviation of dinner jacket.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

DJ (third-person singular simple present DJs, present participle DJing, simple past and past participle DJed)

  1. To act as a DJ (disc jockey); to play, cut and mix/blend recorded music.

Proper noun[edit]

DJ

  1. (stock ticker symbol) Dow Jones & Company

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English DJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiːd͡ʒɛɪ̯/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

DJ m (strong, genitive DJs, plural DJs)

  1. DJ, disc jockey

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • DJ” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English DJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

D(ディー)J(ジェー) or D(ディー)J(ジェイ) (dījē or dījei

  1. Abbreviation of ディスクジョッキー (disuku jokkī, disc jockey); a DJ

Jarai[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʔd͡ʒ/, /ʔɟ/

Letter[edit]

DJ (lower case dj)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Jarai alphabet, written in the Latin script.

References[edit]

  • Siu, Lap Minh (December 2009) Developing the First Preliminary Dictionary of North American Jarai[1], Texas Tech University, page 28

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English DJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

DJ m pers

  1. DJ, disk jockey, deejay
    Synonyms: didżej, didżejka

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • DJ in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • DJ in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English DJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈdi ˈd͡ʒej/ [ˈdi ˈd͡ʒeɪ̯], /ˈd͡ʒi ˈd͡ʒej/ [ˈd͡ʒi ˈd͡ʒeɪ̯]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌdiˈʒɐj/, /ˈdiw/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌdiˈʒej/, /ˈdiw/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌdiˈʒej/, /ˈdiw/

Noun[edit]

DJ m or f (plural DJs)

  1. DJ, deejay, disk jockey (person who plays or mixes recorded music at nightclubs)

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

DJ

  1. Abbreviation of Dolj, a county in Romania.

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English DJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌde ˈxota/, [ˌd̪e ˈxo.t̪a]
 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˌdi ˈʝei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʝei̯]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˌdi ˈʃei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʃei̯]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˌdi ˈʒei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʒei̯]

Noun[edit]

DJ m or f (plural DJ)

  1. DJ, deejay, disk jockey (person who plays or mixes recorded music at nightclubs)
    Synonyms: pinchadiscos, disyóquey

Further reading[edit]