aj

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See also: AJ, aJ, -aj, aj., and ȧj-

Arin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaʒ (I). Compare Kott ai (I) and Pumpokol ad (I). Also see Assan aj.

Pronoun[edit]

aj

  1. I (first-person singular subjective)
    Synonym: ä

Related terms[edit]


Assan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaʒ (I). Compare Kott ai (I) and Pumpokol ad (I). Also see Arin aj.

Pronoun[edit]

aj

  1. I (first-person singular subjective)
    Synonym: ja

Related terms[edit]


Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

aj

  1. (dialect, Moravia) and (also), and even
  2. (dialect, Moravia) even (implying an extreme example, used at the beginning of sentences)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (standard Czech) i

Interjection[edit]

aj

  1. (literary, obsolete) oh; lo, behold
    • 1593, “Genesis 1:31”, in Bible kralická [Kralice Bible]:
      A viděl Bůh vše, což učinil, a aj, bylo velmi dobré.
      And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good.

Further reading[edit]

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

Drehu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aj

  1. to swim

References[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

aj

  1. ow! ouch! oh dear! expression of pain, (unpleasant) surprise, etc.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a spontaneous burst of sound.[1]

Interjection[edit]

aj

  1. oh
    • 1932, Attila József, Medvetánc (Bear Dance), poem, lines 1–2, [1]
      Fürtös, láncos, táncos, nyalka,
      aj de szép a kerek talpa!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *aŋe (opening, incision, deepening).[2][3]

Noun[edit]

aj

  1. (obsolete) opening
Declension[edit]
Inflection of aj
singular plural
nominative aj ajak
accusative ajt
ajat
ajakat
dative ajnak ajaknak
instrumental ajjal ajakkal
causal-final ajért ajakért
translative ajjá ajakká
terminative ajig ajakig
essive-formal ajként ajakként
essive-modal ajul
inessive ajban ajakban
superessive ajon ajakon
adessive ajnál ajaknál
illative ajba ajakba
sublative ajra ajakra
allative ajhoz ajakhoz
elative ajból ajakból
delative ajról ajakról
ablative ajtól ajaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ajé ajaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
ajéi ajakéi
Possessive forms of aj
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ajam ajaim
2nd person sing. ajad ajaid
3rd person sing. aja ajai
1st person plural ajunk ajaink
2nd person plural ajatok ajaitok
3rd person plural ajuk ajaik
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ aj in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)
  2. ^ Entry #17 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  3. ^ aj in Czuczor, Gergely and János Fogarasi: A magyar nyelv szótára (’A Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Pest: Emich Gusztáv Magyar Akadémiai Nyomdász, 1862–1874.

Further reading[edit]

  • (oh): aj in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • aj in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

Kalasha[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aj

  1. this, this present, this current.
    aj bason.
    This spring.

Kaqchikel[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mayan *aaj.

Noun[edit]

aj

  1. cane
  2. firework

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Anonymous (17th c.) Uocabulario copioso de las lenguas cakchikel y ꜭiche[2] (in Spanish), page 8: “Aꜧ caña.”
  • Brown, R. McKenna; Maxwell, Judith M.; Little, Walter E. (2006) ¿La ütz awäch? Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 204
  • Ruyán Canú, Déborah; Coyote Tum, Rafael; Munson L., Jo Ann (1991) Diccionario cakchiquel central y español[3] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano de Centroamérica, page 2

Lombard[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ai (Scriver lombard)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aj m

  1. garlic

Lule Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

aj

  1. also, too

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[4], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Micronesian *ate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay. Cognate with Paiwan qatsay, Malay hati, Javanese ati, Tagalog atay, Fijian yate.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aj

  1. liver
  2. spleen

References[edit]


Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aj m

  1. garlic

Pite Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Lule Sami aj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aj

  1. also, too

References[edit]

  • Joshua Wilbur (2014) A grammar of Pite Saami, Berlin: Language Science Press

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aj

  1. oh!, whoa! (used as a reaction to an unexpected and unpleasant event or sensation)

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Pumpokol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔej (tongue). Compare Kott ei (voice, sound).

Noun[edit]

aj

  1. tongue

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aj

  1. also

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • aj in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aj

  1. ouch; expression of one’s own pain, or sympathy with someone else’s.
  2. aye; yea; a word expressing assent, for example in nautical contexts.

Anagrams[edit]


Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʔaːꟲ (to open (the mouth)). Cognate with Thai อ้า (âa).

Verb[edit]

aj (Sawndip forms or or 𮤴 or or , old orthography )

  1. to open; to spread open

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

aj (old orthography )

  1. (dialectal) about to; soon
    Synonym: yaek