aji

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aji (uncountable)

  1. A spicy Peruvian sauce, often containing tomatoes, cilantro, hot peppers, and onions.
    • 1847, Johann Jakob von Tschudi, Travels in Peru:
      In Peru the consumption of aji is greater than that of salt []

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Japanese (aji).

Noun[edit]

aji (uncountable)

  1. A horse mackerel, especially the Japanese horse mackerel, Trachurus japonicus


Etymology 3[edit]

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From Japanese (aji, flavour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aji (uncountable)

  1. (go) bad aji
  2. (go) The ‘flavour’ of a position, i.e. the extent to which it has lingering possibilities such as bad aji which may not be exploitable when they first arise yet still influence further play; good aji generally means there are few weaknesses.
Usage notes[edit]

The sense of “lingering possibilities” is more basic but probably less common.

Derived terms[edit]
  1. bad aji
  2. good aji


Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

aji

  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

Further reading[edit]

  • aji in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Drehu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aji

  1. rat

References[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French agir (act).

Verb[edit]

aji

  1. act

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aji

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あじ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of アジ

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese agir.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

aji

  1. (Sotavento) act

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro



Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (hashi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aji

  1. chopsticks

References[edit]


Mauritian Creole[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Marathi आजी (ājī)

Noun[edit]

aji

  1. grandmother
    Synonym: granmer

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈajiː/

Noun[edit]

aji

  1. drowse, doze
  2. daze

Inflection[edit]

Odd, dj-j gradation
Nominative aji
Genitive adjága
Singular Plural
Nominative aji adjágat
Accusative adjága adjágiid
Genitive adjága adjágiid
Illative adjágii adjágiidda
Locative adjágis adjágiin
Comitative adjágiin adjágiiguin
Essive ajin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person adjágan adjágeamẹ adjágeamẹt
2nd person adjágat adjágeattẹ adjágeattẹt
3rd person adjágis adjágeaskkạ adjágeasẹt

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland