ji

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ji

  1. (international standards, obsolete) Former ISO 639-1 language code for Yiddish.
    Synonym: yi (current)

Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ji!

  1. second-person singular imperative of jam

Atanques[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Cogui .

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. worm

References[edit]

  • Comparative Chibchan Phonology (1981)

Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. water

Derived terms[edit]

  • ɲέ-ji (tears, literally eye-water)
  • dá-ji (saliva, literally mouth-water)
  • jidaga (water-jug)

References[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. Soft mutation of chi.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ji f

  1. accusative singular of ona

Dama (Sierra Leone)[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Vai () and Kono (Sierra Leone) .

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Dalby, T. D. P. (1963), “The extinct language of Dama”, in Sierra Leone Language Review, volume 2, Freetown: Fourah Bay College, pages 50–54

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

ji m (plural jis)

  1. jay, The name of the Latin-script letter J.

Gun[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to sing

Derived terms[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French jus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. juice

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ji

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of
  3. Rōmaji transcription of
  4. Rōmaji transcription of

Jenaama Bozo[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. water

References[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ji f

  1. (third-person feminine singular) she

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]


Lolopo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Loloish *m-je¹ (Bradley). Cognate with Sichuan Yi (njip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji 

  1. (Yao'an) root

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ji

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Maquiritari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji (possessed jiyü)

  1. older brother (of a woman)
  2. older male parallel cousin (of a woman)

References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “ji”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon
  • Monterrey, Nalúa Rosa Silva (2012) Hombres de curiara y mujeres de conuco. Etnografía de los indigenas Ye’kwana de Venezuela, Ciudad Bolívar: Universidad Nacional Experimental de Guayana, page 62–65, 72

Neapolitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin . Compare Italian gire, ire, Sicilian jiri, giri, ghiri, iri, Spanish ir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ji

  1. to go

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Iranian *Hača. Cognate with Persian از(az).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ji

  1. of
  2. from

Derived terms[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji f (plural jis)

  1. jay (the letter j, J)

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jīz, variant of *jūz, from Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (plural)

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian: jam, i (Sylt)
  • Saterland Frisian: jie
  • West Frisian: jim, jimme

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χεῖ (kheî).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji f (plural jíes)

  1. chi; the Greek letter Χ, χ

Further reading[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ji

  1. Marks a verb's object as reflexive.
    ninajiona
    I see myself

Western Dani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Klamer notes that "Western Dani shares a handful of look-alikes with the TAP languages", including this word (compare proto-TAP *jira "water").

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Marian Klamer, The Alor-Pantar languages: History and Typology (2014, →ISBN

Yoruba[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (high-tone): IPA(key): /d͡ʒí/
  • (mid-tone): IPA(key): /d͡ʒī/
  • (low-tone): IPA(key): /d͡ʒì/

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. (intransitive) to wake up
  2. (transitive) to wake somebody up
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ji

  1. (transitive) to move gently

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. (intransitive) to move gently

Zarma[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. oil

References[edit]

  • David Bellama, Cours de Zarma pour le Niger: trainee's book (1976)

Zou[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. spouse

References[edit]