java

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See also: Java, Jáva, and javā

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Java, an island on and near which a particular blend of coffee is made. The US use of the term to refer to any coffee originated in San Francisco, an early center of the US coffee trade.[1]

Noun[edit]

java (countable and uncountable, plural javas)

  1. A blend of coffee imported from the island of Java.
  2. (US, colloquial) Coffee in general.
    • 2008 January–February, “70 Ways to Improve Every Day of the Week”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 1, ISSN 1054-4836, page 135:
      45 have some joe Week's almost over—now bring it home. Austrian researchers found that a cup of java resulted in a 45-minute boost of brain activity in the regions responsible for attention, concentration, and short-term memory.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French java.

Noun[edit]

java (plural javas)

  1. A dance popular in France in the early 20th century.
    • 2015, Luc Sante, The Other Paris: An illustrated journey through a city's poor and Bohemian past[2], Faber & Faber, →ISBN:
      The java is the dance of the moment among a certain less desirable crowd, and this prohibition is enough to keep out the desperadoes who foregather every afternoon at the Petit-Balcon dance hall down the street.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory Dicum (April 8, 2010), “Small Bay Area Coffee Roasters Spread Out”, in New York Times[1]

Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

java f

  1. definite of javë

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒa.va/
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Noun[edit]

java f (plural javas)

  1. (dance) a popular dance developed in 1920s Paris
    • 1936, “La java de Cézigue”, performed by Edith Piaf:
      On vous corne dans les oreilles / Que les javas sont toutes pareilles / Et ben ceux qui disent ça / C'est qu'ils connaissent pas / Cézigue et sa java. Hop !
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lexicalization of the jav- stem variant of the adjective (good) +‎ -a (possessive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjɒvɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ja‧va
  • Rhymes: -vɒ

Noun[edit]

java (uncountable)

  1. the best (part) (the best or most important part of something)
    A java még hátravan!The best (part) is yet to come!
  2. someone's benefit, advantage, interest
    Ez az ő javát szolgálja.This is for his/her own good. (literally, “…serves…”)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative java
accusative javát
dative javának
instrumental javával
causal-final javáért
translative javává
terminative javáig
essive-formal javaként
essive-modal
inessive javában
superessive javán
adessive javánál
illative javába
sublative javára
allative javához
elative javából
delative javáról
ablative javától
non-attributive
possessive - singular
javáé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
javáéi
Possessive forms of java
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. javam
2nd person sing. javad
3rd person sing. java
1st person plural javunk
2nd person plural javatok
3rd person plural javuk

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Further reading[edit]

  • java , redirecting to certain senses of in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

java f (4th declension)

  1. (construction) mortar (building material)

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Pali[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जव (java).

Noun[edit]

java m

  1. speed
  2. strength

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jȃv.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jǎːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧va

Noun[edit]

jáva f (Cyrillic spelling ја́ва)

  1. reality
  2. the state opposite of the sleeping or dreaming state, wakefulness

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References[edit]

  • java” in Hrvatski jezični portal