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

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  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

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /(d)ʒí/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [d͡ʒɪ́]

Verb[edit]

ji (grade Ø)

  1. to hear
  2. to understand
  3. to listen
  4. to feel, taste, smell
  5. to injure, cause to feel

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Newman, Paul (2007) A Hausa-English Dictionary (Yale Language Series), New Haven; London: Yale University Press, →ISBN, page 99.

Igbo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Igboid *í-ŋ̀-gíyí. Cognate with Ekpeye íyí, Ogbah ìdʒí, Ezaa dʒí, Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni ìdʒí, Ika ìgí.[1] Further cognates probably include Proto-Yoruboid *ú-cu (Igala úchu, Ede Idaca ichu, Yoruba iṣu), and Proto-Nupoid *iti (Nupe eci, Gupa-Abawa itsi, Kakanda iti, Kupa ici).

Noun[edit]

ji

  1. yam

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blench, Roger; Williamson, Kay; Ohiri-Aniche, Chinyere (2013) Comparative Igboid[1]

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 Nuosu (njip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ji 

  1. (Yao'an) root

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gee.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒi/, [ˈd͡ʒi]

Noun[edit]

ji (plural ji-ji)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter G/g.

Synonyms[edit]

  • ga (Jawi letter name)
  • ge (Indonesian)

See also[edit]

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ji

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Neapolitan[edit]

Verb[edit]

ji

  1. Alternative spelling of jire (to go)

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Iranian *Hača. Cognate with Persianاز(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]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek χεῖ (kheî).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxi/ [ˈxi]
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Syllabification: ji

Noun[edit]

ji f (plural jíes)

  1. chi; the Greek letter Χ, χ

Further reading[edit]

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

Ye'kwana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Cariban *pipi (older brother).

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

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

Etymology 5[edit]

From Proto-Yoruboid *jĩ́

Verb[edit]

  1. to steal
    Synonym: (obsolete)
Derived terms[edit]

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]