kaj

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Armenian քաջ (kʿaǰ), քաջք (kʿaǰkʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kɑːd͡ʒ/

Noun[edit]

kaj (plural kaj)

  1. (Armenian mythology) A spirit of storm and wind; can be both ugly and beautiful
    • 2006, The Cambridge History of Iran, volume 3, pt.1: Iran, Armenia and Georgia, page 611
      There existed destructive female demons called parik, whose husbands were known as kaj.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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kaj

  1. (dialectal, Moravia, Silesia) where (position or direction)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kaj

  1. second-person singular imperative of kát

Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kaj c (singular definite kajen, plural indefinite kajer)

  1. pier, dock

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καί (kaí).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /kaj/
  • Hyphenation: kaj

Conjunction[edit]

kaj

  1. and
    kaj ... kaj
    both ... and

Synonyms[edit]

  • &
  • k
  • (text messaging) K

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K'iche'[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaj

  1. sky

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Marshallese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kaj (construct form kajin)

  1. idiom
  2. language
  3. motto
  4. pun
  5. saying
  6. slang
  7. slogan
  8. jargon
  9. lingo

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Romani[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kaj

  1. at

Pronoun[edit]

kaj

  1. where

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъjь; compare standard Serbo-Croatian kòjī ("which, what").

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Pronoun[edit]

kȁj (Cyrillic spelling ка̏ј)

  1. (Kajkavian) what (interrogative)
    Kaj si rekel?What did you say?
  2. (Kajkavian) what (relative)
    Nisam znal kaj si želil.I didn't know what you wanted.
  3. (Kajkavian)any
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Verb[edit]

kaj (Cyrillic spelling кај)

  1. second-person singular imperative of kajati

Silesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kaj

  1. where
    Synonym: kany

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jь appended to Proto-Slavic *ka, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷi-.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

káj

  1. what (interrogative)
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kȁj

  1. what

Pronoun[edit]

kȁj

  1. any, anything, something
    Se med vama kaj plete?Is there anything going on between you two?
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Adverb[edit]

kȁj

  1. any, some
    Imaš kaj denarja? - Kaj se bo že našlo.Do you have any money? - I guess I will find some.
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Further reading[edit]

  • kaj”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French kay, cail (modern French quai), from Gaulish cagiíum (enclosure), from Proto-Celtic *kagyom (pen, enclosure) (compare Welsh cae (hedge)).

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Noun[edit]

kaj c

  1. quay, wharf; also in generalised sense any structure to which a truck, train or ship unloads

Declension[edit]

Declension of kaj 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kaj kajen kajer kajerna
Genitive kajs kajens kajers kajernas

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