meja

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See also: méja, mẽja, and mejā

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

meja

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬾᬚ

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay meja, from Portuguese mesa (table), from Old Galician-Portuguese, from Latin mēnsa.

meja

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛd͡ʒa]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mè‧ja
  • Rhymes: -d͡ʒa, -a

Noun[edit]

mèja (plural meja-meja, first-person possessive mejaku, second-person possessive mejamu, third-person possessive mejanya)

  1. table (item of furniture)
    Synonym: kenap

Compounds[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

meja

  1. table

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese mesa (table), from Old Galician-Portuguese, from Latin mēnsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meja (Jawi spellingميجا⁩, plural meja-meja, informal 1st possessive mejaku, 2nd possessive mejamu, 3rd possessive mejanya)

  1. table (item of furniture)
    Synonym: kekuda

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: meja

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *meďa, from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyos.

Noun[edit]

mèja f (Cyrillic spelling мѐја)

  1. (Kajkavian, Chakavian) border, boundary
    Synonym: međa

Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *meďa, from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

méja f

  1. border, boundary
    Synonym: grȃnica

Inflection[edit]

The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. mêja
gen. sing. mêje
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
mêja mêji mêje
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
mêje mêj mêj
dative
(dajȃlnik)
mêji mêjama mêjam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
mêjo mêji mêje
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
mêji mêjah mêjah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
mêjo mêjama mêjami
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem, long mixed accent
nom. sing. mêja
gen. sing. mejé
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
mêja mejé mejé
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
mejé mejá mejá
dative
(dajȃlnik)
mêji mejáma mejàm
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
mejó mejé mejé
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
mêji mejàh mejàh
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
mejó mejáma mejámi

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • meja”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • meja”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmexa/ [ˈme.xa]
  • Rhymes: -exa
  • Syllabification: me‧ja

Noun[edit]

meja f (plural mejas)

  1. female equivalent of mejo

Swahili[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English major.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meja (ma class, plural mameja)

  1. major (military rank)

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

meja (present mejar, preterite mejade, supine mejat, imperative meja)

  1. (rare) to mow (cut down crops)
    Synonyms: slå, (mow the lawn) klippa
    meja vetemow wheat

Usage notes[edit]

  • For mowing the lawn, klippa (cut) is used.
  • Usually in the figurative sense of mow down in Swedish. See meja ner.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay meja, possibly through Ternate meja, from Portuguese mesa (table), from Latin mēnsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meja

  1. table

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics