See also: خا and چا

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Egyptian ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

جا ‎() ‎(perfect, imperfect ييجي(yīgi))

  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-Iranian *Hwah-; see there for more.

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

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “jʾy”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols