CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *že, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ge, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰe.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

že

  1. that (used for connecting clauses, for example with reported speech)

InterjectionEdit

že

  1. right; isn't it, aren't we, can we, don't we etc. (used as a tag question would be in English).
    Jste tady, že?You're here, aren't you?

Further readingEdit

  • že in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • že in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

KalashaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit (ca, and), from Proto-Indo-European *-kʷe. Cognate with Northern Kurdish (also, too).

ConjunctionEdit

že

  1. and

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *že, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ge, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰe.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

že

  1. that (used for connecting clauses, for example with reported speech)

InterjectionEdit

že

  1. right; isn't it, aren't we, can we, don't we etc. (used as a tag question would be in English).
    Ste tu, že? - You're here, aren't you?

Further readingEdit

  • že in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *juže, *uže.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒéː/, /ʒɛ́/, /ʒɛ/

AdverbEdit

žẹ̑ or žȅ

  1. already

Further readingEdit

  • že”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

TurkmenEdit

NounEdit

že (definite accusative ženi, plural želer)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ž.

See alsoEdit