paja

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paja

  1. smithy, forge
  2. workshop
  3. (slang) workplace
    Olin pajalla koko viikonlopun.
    I spent the whole weekend at work.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of paja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative paja pajat
genitive pajan pajojen
partitive pajaa pajoja
illative pajaan pajoihin
singular plural
nominative paja pajat
accusative nom. paja pajat
gen. pajan
genitive pajan pajojen
pajainrare
partitive pajaa pajoja
inessive pajassa pajoissa
elative pajasta pajoista
illative pajaan pajoihin
adessive pajalla pajoilla
ablative pajalta pajoilta
allative pajalle pajoille
essive pajana pajoina
translative pajaksi pajoiksi
instructive pajoin
abessive pajatta pajoitta
comitative pajoineen

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Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea.

Noun[edit]

paja

  1. straw (dried stalks of cereal plants)

Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

paja f

  1. hand
  2. paw

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea ‎(chaff).

Noun[edit]

paja f ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. hay

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea ‎(chaff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paja f ‎(plural pajas)

  1. (countable) straw (dried stalk of a cereal plant)
  2. (uncountable) straw (dried stalks considered collectively)
    Él tiene puesto un sombrero de paja.
    He is wearing a straw hat (lit. a hat made of straw)
  3. (slang) wank, handjob, masturbation
    (vulgar, Argentina, Spain, Uruguay) Me hizo una paja muy rica en el coche mientras yo conducía.
    He/she gave me an awesome handjob in the car while I was driving.
  4. (colloquial, countable, Guatemala, El Salvador) lie, falsehood
    Todos los políticos dicen pajas.
    All politicians tell lies.
  5. (colloquial, uncountable, Colombia) bullshit, lies, falsehoods
    Todos los políticos hablan paja.
    All politicians tell lies.
  6. (Peruvian Spanish) very good, great, excellent
    ¡Que canción paja tocaron en la radio!
    What a great song they played on the radio!
  7. (vulgar, uncountable, Argentinian Spanish) laziness, tiredness, fatigue
    ¿Tenemos que caminar treinta cuadras? ¡Qué paja!
    We have to walk thirty blocks? But I'm so tired!

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

paja (ma class, plural mapaja)

  1. thigh

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

paja ‎(present pajar, preterite pajade, supine pajat, imperative paja)

  1. (slang) to accidentally break, to cause to malfunction

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea. Compare Italian paglia

Noun[edit]

paja f (plural paje)

  1. straw