deja

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See also: dejá, déjà, and dejā

Latvian[edit]

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Deja

Etymology[edit]

Formed from the stem of dejot (to dance), by analogy with iet (to go) : eja ((act of) going).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

deja f (4th declension)

  1. (usually singular) dance (form of art expressed via harmonious, rhythmic body movements)
    baletas dejaballet dance
    dejas teorijadance theory
    dejā varbūt vairāk nekā jebkurā citā mākslas veidā mūs aizrauj meistarībain dance, perhaps more than in any other form of art, we are captivated by workmanship
    neviens, kas pats nedejo, nevar iedomāties, cik dejas māksla ir smags darbsno one who does not himself dance can imagine how much heavy work the art of dance is
  2. dance (a performance of this type of art, for aesthetic pleasure or simple enjoyment)
    sena, moderna dejaan ancient, modern dance
    tautas dejaa popular (traditional) dance
    aicināt uz dejuto invite, to ask to dance
    pēc koncerta bija dejasthere was a dance after the concert
    aicināt uz dejām klubāto invite to a dance at the club
    dejas solisa dance step
    deju stundasdance lessons
    deju vakarsdance evening
    deju konkurssdance contest, competition
    deju kolektīvsdance group
    deju dziesma, mūzikadance song, music
    galvenā deja ir valsis; kas to prot, iemācās ātri citasthe main dance is waltz; he who knows it quickly learns others
  3. (figuratively) dance (complex, rhythmic movement of small objects or insects)
    odu, tauriņu dejamosquito, butterfly dance
    ārā ir tumšs, kauc vējš, pārslas griežas trakā dejāit is dark outside, the wind is howling, the (snow)flakes turn around in a crazy dance
  4. dance music, song
    atskaņot dejuto play dance (music)
    deju orķestrisdance orchestra
    visiem komponista deju žanra darbiem ir virtuozs raksturs, tā nav sadzīves, bet koncertmūzikaall of the composer's works in the dance genre have virtuoso traits, it is not everyday (music), it is concert music

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Verb[edit]

deja

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of diet
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of diet

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “diet”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

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deja

  1. unfortunately

Interjection[edit]

deja

  1. alas

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French déjà

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

deja

  1. already, yet
    Nu ți-am spus deja avem mergem în oraș cu Radu deseară?
    Didn't I already tell you that we're going into town with Radu tonight?

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

deja

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of dejar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of dejar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of dejar.