pyjama

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (attributive form of pyjamas): pajama

Noun[edit]

pyjama

  1. (Britain) attributive form of pyjamas
    • 2009 February 12, Derick Chetty, “Proper attire for the bedroom”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      They [] have joined the pyjama parade, proposing sleepwear as outerwear as the new way to dress up for an evening of entertaining at home or on the town.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English (19th century) pai jamahs "loose trousers tied at the waist, worn by Muslims in India", adopted by colonials, especially for nightwear, probably from Hindi पैजामा (paijāmā, pajama), itself from Persian پايجامه (paejamah) "leg clothing"

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Noun[edit]

pyjama m (plural pyjama's, diminutive pyjamaatje n)

  1. pyjamas, a matching set of light material trousers and vest for wearing to bed and sleeping in

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pyjama

  1. pajamas, pyjamas

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pyjama (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative pyjama pyjamat
genitive pyjaman pyjamien
partitive pyjamaa pyjamia
illative pyjamaan pyjamiin
singular plural
nominative pyjama pyjamat
accusative nom. pyjama pyjamat
gen. pyjaman
genitive pyjaman pyjamien
pyjamainrare
partitive pyjamaa pyjamia
inessive pyjamassa pyjamissa
elative pyjamasta pyjamista
illative pyjamaan pyjamiin
adessive pyjamalla pyjamilla
ablative pyjamalta pyjamilta
allative pyjamalle pyjamille
essive pyjamana pyjamina
translative pyjamaksi pyjamiksi
instructive pyjamin
abessive pyjamatta pyjamitta
comitative pyjamineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urdu/Hindi پایجامه (pāyjāma) / पैजामा (payjāmā), from Persian پايجامه / پاجامه (pāyjāma / pājāma, leg garment).

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Noun[edit]

pyjama m (plural pyjamas)

  1. pyjamas

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