Note: This is written in Cyrillic script. See ja for the Latin-script of the word

MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ja]
  • Hyphenation: ја

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *jǫ, cognate to Serbo-Croatian ju.

PronounEdit

ја (ja)

  1. Short direct object form of таа (taa).
    Ја пра́ша ли?Ja práša li?Did you ask her?

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ.

PronounEdit

ја (ja)

  1. (dialectal) I
    Ја́ сум. sum.I am.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

ConjunctionEdit

ја (ja)

  1. either, or

Etymology 4Edit

InterjectionEdit

ја (ja)

  1. Used to object to being made a fool of or to attempted deception or trickery; to reject something disagreeable which someone wishes to impose on the speaker.

ReferencesEdit

  • ја” in Дигитален речник на македонскиот јазик (Digitalen rečnik na makedonskiot jazik) [Digital dictionary of the Macedonian language]

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

ја̑ (Latin spelling )

  1. I
    Ја сам учио. — I have studied.
  2. me
    Ово сам ја. — This is me. (literally This am I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German ja.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ја̏ (Latin spelling )

  1. (colloquial) yeah