ganja

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganja (uncountable)

  1. (India, Singapore, Jamaica) 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

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑndʒɑ/, [ˈɡɑ̝ndʒɑ̝]
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑnjɑ/, [ˈɡɑ̝njɑ̝]

Noun[edit]

ganja (slang)

  1. ganja

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ganja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative ganja ganjat
genitive ganjan ganjojen
partitive ganjaa ganjoja
illative ganjaan ganjoihin
singular plural
nominative ganja ganjat
accusative nom. ganja ganjat
gen. ganjan
genitive ganjan ganjojen
ganjainrare
partitive ganjaa ganjoja
inessive ganjassa ganjoissa
elative ganjasta ganjoista
illative ganjaan ganjoihin
adessive ganjalla ganjoilla
ablative ganjalta ganjoilta
allative ganjalle ganjoille
essive ganjana ganjoina
translative ganjaksi ganjoiksi
abessive ganjatta ganjoitta
instructive ganjoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of ganja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative ganjani ganjani
accusative nom. ganjani ganjani
gen. ganjani
genitive ganjani ganjojeni
ganjainirare
partitive ganjaani ganjojani
inessive ganjassani ganjoissani
elative ganjastani ganjoistani
illative ganjaani ganjoihini
adessive ganjallani ganjoillani
ablative ganjaltani ganjoiltani
allative ganjalleni ganjoilleni
essive ganjanani ganjoinani
translative ganjakseni ganjoikseni
abessive ganjattani ganjoittani
instructive
comitative ganjoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative ganjasi ganjasi
accusative nom. ganjasi ganjasi
gen. ganjasi
genitive ganjasi ganjojesi
ganjaisirare
partitive ganjaasi ganjojasi
inessive ganjassasi ganjoissasi
elative ganjastasi ganjoistasi
illative ganjaasi ganjoihisi
adessive ganjallasi ganjoillasi
ablative ganjaltasi ganjoiltasi
allative ganjallesi ganjoillesi
essive ganjanasi ganjoinasi
translative ganjaksesi ganjoiksesi
abessive ganjattasi ganjoittasi
instructive
comitative ganjoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative ganjamme ganjamme
accusative nom. ganjamme ganjamme
gen. ganjamme
genitive ganjamme ganjojemme
ganjaimmerare
partitive ganjaamme ganjojamme
inessive ganjassamme ganjoissamme
elative ganjastamme ganjoistamme
illative ganjaamme ganjoihimme
adessive ganjallamme ganjoillamme
ablative ganjaltamme ganjoiltamme
allative ganjallemme ganjoillemme
essive ganjanamme ganjoinamme
translative ganjaksemme ganjoiksemme
abessive ganjattamme ganjoittamme
instructive
comitative ganjoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative ganjanne ganjanne
accusative nom. ganjanne ganjanne
gen. ganjanne
genitive ganjanne ganjojenne
ganjainnerare
partitive ganjaanne ganjojanne
inessive ganjassanne ganjoissanne
elative ganjastanne ganjoistanne
illative ganjaanne ganjoihinne
adessive ganjallanne ganjoillanne
ablative ganjaltanne ganjoiltanne
allative ganjallenne ganjoillenne
essive ganjananne ganjoinanne
translative ganjaksenne ganjoiksenne
abessive ganjattanne ganjoittanne
instructive
comitative ganjoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative ganjansa ganjansa
accusative nom. ganjansa ganjansa
gen. ganjansa
genitive ganjansa ganjojensa
ganjainsarare
partitive ganjaansa ganjojaan
ganjojansa
inessive ganjassaan
ganjassansa
ganjoissaan
ganjoissansa
elative ganjastaan
ganjastansa
ganjoistaan
ganjoistansa
illative ganjaansa ganjoihinsa
adessive ganjallaan
ganjallansa
ganjoillaan
ganjoillansa
ablative ganjaltaan
ganjaltansa
ganjoiltaan
ganjoiltansa
allative ganjalleen
ganjallensa
ganjoilleen
ganjoillensa
essive ganjanaan
ganjanansa
ganjoinaan
ganjoinansa
translative ganjakseen
ganjaksensa
ganjoikseen
ganjoiksensa
abessive ganjattaan
ganjattansa
ganjoittaan
ganjoittansa
instructive
comitative ganjoineen
ganjoinensa

Synonyms[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. marijuana

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: ganja (marijuana)

Further reading[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Kimbundu nganji.

Noun[edit]

ganja f (usually uncountable, plural ganjas)

  1. (Brazil, slang) arrogance or vanity

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ganja f (usually uncountable, plural ganjas)

  1. (slang) marijuana
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:canábis

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganja (n class, plural ganja)

  1. marijuana
    Synonym: bangi

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ganja (definite accusative ganjayı, plural ganjalar)

  1. (slang) ganja

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative ganja
Definite accusative ganjayı
Singular Plural
Nominative ganja ganjalar
Definite accusative ganjayı ganjaları
Dative ganjaya ganjalara
Locative ganjada ganjalarda
Ablative ganjadan ganjalardan
Genitive ganjanın ganjaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjam ganjalarım
2nd singular ganjan ganjaların
3rd singular ganjası ganjaları
1st plural ganjamız ganjalarımız
2nd plural ganjanız ganjalarınız
3rd plural ganjaları ganjaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjamı ganjalarımı
2nd singular ganjanı ganjalarını
3rd singular ganjasını ganjalarını
1st plural ganjamızı ganjalarımızı
2nd plural ganjanızı ganjalarınızı
3rd plural ganjalarını ganjalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjama ganjalarıma
2nd singular ganjana ganjalarına
3rd singular ganjasına ganjalarına
1st plural ganjamıza ganjalarımıza
2nd plural ganjanıza ganjalarınıza
3rd plural ganjalarına ganjalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjamda ganjalarımda
2nd singular ganjanda ganjalarında
3rd singular ganjasında ganjalarında
1st plural ganjamızda ganjalarımızda
2nd plural ganjanızda ganjalarınızda
3rd plural ganjalarında ganjalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjamdan ganjalarımdan
2nd singular ganjandan ganjalarından
3rd singular ganjasından ganjalarından
1st plural ganjamızdan ganjalarımızdan
2nd plural ganjanızdan ganjalarınızdan
3rd plural ganjalarından ganjalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular ganjamın ganjalarımın
2nd singular ganjanın ganjalarının
3rd singular ganjasının ganjalarının
1st plural ganjamızın ganjalarımızın
2nd plural ganjanızın ganjalarınızın
3rd plural ganjalarının ganjalarının