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Egyptian ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

جا (gaa), ييجي (yiigii)

  1. to come (To move from further away to nearer to)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian jʾy (ǰāy, place), late form of gyʾg (gyāg, place), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes- (to live, stay, spend the night). Cognate with Sanskrit वसति (vasati, to dwell, live, stop, stay), Ossetian уат (wat, room, bed) and English was, were.

NounEdit

جا ()

  1. place
  2. space
  3. location
  4. seat
  5. (dialectal) bed, mattress, bedding
    جاتو جمع کن.
    Jâto jam kon.
    Remove your mattress(, blanket, bedsheet, etc).

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “jʾy” and “gyʾg” in Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst (2004), A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian, Turnhout: Brepols