ganja

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Ganja

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi गांजा (gāñjā), ultimately from Sanskrit गञ्जा (gañjā, hemp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganja (uncountable)

  1. (slang, India, Singapore) marijuana, as used for smoking.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:marijuana
    • 2009, “Must Be the Ganja”, in Relapse, performed by Eminem:
      It must be the ganja, it's the marijuana / That's creeping up on me, why I'm so high

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from English ganja, from Hindi गांजा (gāñjā), ultimately from Sanskrit गञ्जा (gañjā, hemp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganja (uncountable)

  1. (Cape Afrikaans) weed, marijuana

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡan.d͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: gan‧ja

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay ganja, from Sanskrit गञ्जा (gañjā, hemp).

Noun[edit]

ganja (first-person possessive ganjaku, second-person possessive ganjamu, third-person possessive ganjanya)

  1. marijuana
    Synonym: mariyuana
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Javanese ꦒꦚ꧀ꦗ (ganja) and Sundanese [Term?], from Old Javanese gañja.

Noun[edit]

ganja (first-person possessive ganjaku, second-person possessive ganjamu, third-person possessive ganjanya)

  1. (dialect) top (of a kris)
  2. (dialect) top (of a kujang)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Madurese [Term?]

Adjective[edit]

ganja

  1. A teenager's voice as it becomes heavier during puberty

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गञ्जा (gañjā, hemp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Phonetik.svg This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

Noun[edit]

ganja (Jawi spelling ݢنجا‎, informal 1st possessive ganjaku, 2nd possessive ganjamu, 3rd possessive ganjanya)

  1. marijuana

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: ganja (marijuana)

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kimbundu nganji.

Noun[edit]

ganja f (plural ganjas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) arrogance or vanity