tj

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See also: TJ, .tj, tj., and -tj

Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tii

 f sg proximal demonstrative determiner

  1. (Old Egyptian) this
Usage notes[edit]

This demonstrative follows the noun it describes. By Middle Egyptian, it had become tw.

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Loprieno considers tj a development of (j)sṯ, stj (while), from Old Egyptian sk. Allen instead sees it as related to tjw (yes).

Particle[edit]

tii

 proclitic

  1. converts a sentence with adverbial or verbal predicate into a dependent adverbial (circumstantial) clause; yea, while, when, although
    Synonym: jsṯ
Usage notes[edit]

When the dependent clause introduced by tj has a personal pronoun as its subject, it takes the dependent form.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tii

 c sg 2. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. Late Egyptian variant of ṯw (you)

References[edit]

  • Loprieno, Antonio, Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995, →ISBN
  • James P[eter] Allen, Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, →ISBN, page 145.
  • Junge, Friedrich, Late Egyptian Grammar: An Introduction, second English edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, 2005, page 77

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˌjiː/, [ˈt̪e̞ːˌjiː] (rare)

Noun[edit]

tj

  1. Abbreviation of toimitusjohtaja (CEO, MD).

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˌjiː/, [ˈt̪e̞ːˌjiː]

Phrase[edit]

tj

  1. (military slang) Initialism of tänään jäljellä (days left of military service (today), literally left/remaining today).
    Tj on 347, kunnes toisin todistetaan.
    One has 347 days left until proven otherwise.