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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Sinitic . Cognates include Russian чай (čaj).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

čaj m inan

  1. tea (the dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    kup šáčkový čaj
  2. tea (the drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    pila čaj
  3. tea (a variety of the tea plant)
    černé čaje
  4. tea (by extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    bylinkový čaj
    mátový čaj
    heřmánkový čaj
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Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Upper Sorbian čaj, from Turkish çay, from Chinese (chá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

čaj m

  1. (literary) tea

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چای(çay).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

čȁj m (Cyrillic spelling ча̏ј)

  1. tea

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian чай (čaj).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

čaj m (genitive singular čaju, nominative plural čaje, genitive plural čajov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. tea

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • čaj in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian čȁj, replacing tẹ́ (which is now dialectal).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

čȃj m inan

  1. tea

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. čáj
gen. sing. čája
singular dual plural
nominative čáj čája čáji
accusative čáj čája čáje
genitive čája čájev čájev
dative čáju čájema čájem
locative čáju čájih čájih
instrumental čájem čájema čáji

Welsh RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani ćhaj.

NounEdit

čaj f

  1. female child, daughter, girl (only gypsies and gentlewomen)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • čaj” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.