aja

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See also: Aja, AJA, ajá, ajā, aǰá, ája, Ája, a̱ja, and -āja

Arin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔej- (pine). Compare Kott ei (pine).

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. a pine tree

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicآيَة(ʔāya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.jaː/
  • Hyphenation: aja
  • Rhymes: -aːjaː
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aja f (plural aja's, diminutive ajaatje n)

  1. ayah, verse of the Qur'an

Holonyms[edit]

Estonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. genitive singular of aeg

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. inflection of ajama:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑjɑˣ/, [ˈɑ̝jɑ̝(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑjɑ
  • Syllabification(key): a‧ja

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. inflection of ajaa:
    1. present active indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular present imperative
    3. second-person singular present active imperative connegative

Anagrams[edit]

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. (reintegrationist norm) inflection of agir:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Greenlandic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *aja(ɣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja (plural ajat)

  1. maternal aunt

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • aja in Katersat

Iban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

aja

  1. only

Igbo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. earth, sand, mud

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àjà

  1. sacrifice

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈad͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: aja
  • Rhymes: -a

Adverb[edit]

aja

  1. (colloquial) aphetic form of saja.

Further reading[edit]

Koorete[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. bow (weapon)

References[edit]

Manchu[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aja

  1. Romanization of ᠠᠵᠠ

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Marathi आजोबा (ājobā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. grandfather
    Synonym: granper

Occitan[edit]

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of aver
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of aver
  3. second-person singular imperative of aver

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit अज (aja), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Haȷ́ás, from Proto-Indo-European.

Noun[edit]

aja m

  1. goat

Declension[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. inflection of agir:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  2. Obsolete spelling of haja

Rayón Zoque[edit]

Noun[edit]

aja

  1. canoe

References[edit]

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 3

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaxa/ [ˈa.xa]
  • Audio (BOL):(file)
  • Rhymes: -axa
  • Syllabification: a‧ja

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Latin ascia.

Noun[edit]

aja f (plural ajas)

  1. adze

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. inflection of agir:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  2. inflection of ajar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aja

  1. Indicates (mild) resignation and wanting to move on from a subject; oh well
    Aja, det får duga
    Oh well, it'll have to do
    Vi borde kanske packat ner ett paket strumpor till, men aja, nu måste vi åka
    Maybe we should've packed another pack of socks, but oh well, we have to go now

Usage notes[edit]

Very common in speech. Less common in more literary writing.

See also[edit]

Ye'kwana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aja

  1. (intransitive) to drip

References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “aja”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon

Yoruba[edit]

Dog_morphological_variation
Àwọn ajá.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruba *a-já, from Proto-Edekiri *á-já, ultimately from Proto-Yoruboid *á-byá. Cognates include Igala ábíá and Olukumi azá.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ajá

  1. dog
    Synonyms: (specifically a pet dog) olókílì, lókílì, ọ̀kẹ́rẹ́gbà, kítà
    Synonym: (a dog used for ritual sacrifice) ọ̀kọ́
    Synonym: (juvenile dog) kílìwí
Descendants[edit]
  • Lucumí: ayá

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àjà

  1. ceiling, platform
  2. attic
  3. story, roof
Derived terms[edit]