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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

DJ

  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Djibouti.

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

DJ (plural DJs)

  1. (music) Abbreviation of disc jockey.
    Synonym: deejay
    Coordinate term: VJ
    • 1982, Michael Cleveland (lyrics and music), “Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life”, performed by Indeep:
      Last night a DJ saved my life / Last night a DJ saved my life from a broken heart
    • 1986, Morrissey & Johnny Marr (lyrics and music), “Panic”, in The World Won’t Listen, performed by The Smiths:
      Burn down the disco / Hang the blessed DJ / Because the music that they constantly play / It says nothing to me about my life
    • 1999, “Three MC’s and One DJ”, in Hello Nasty, performed by Beastie Boys:
      Three MC's and one DJ / We be getting down with no delay
  2. (clothing) Abbreviation of dinner jacket.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

DJ (third-person singular simple present DJs, present participle DJing, simple past and past participle DJed)

  1. To act as a DJ (disc jockey); to play, cut and mix/blend recorded music.

Proper nounEdit

DJ

  1. (stock ticker symbol) Dow Jones & Company

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DJ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiːd͡ʒɛɪ̯/
  • (file)

NounEdit

DJ m (strong, genitive DJs, plural DJs)

  1. DJ, disc jockey

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • DJ” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English DJ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

D(ディー)J(ジェー) or D(ディー)J(ジェイ) (dījē or dījei

  1. Abbreviation of ディスクジョッキー (disuku jokkī, disc jockey); a DJ

JaraiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʔd͡ʒ/, /ʔɟ/

LetterEdit

DJ (lower case dj)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Jarai alphabet, written in the Latin script.

ReferencesEdit

  • Siu, Lap Minh (December 2009) Developing the First Preliminary Dictionary of North American Jarai[1], Texas Tech University, page 28

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DJ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

DJ m pers

  1. DJ, disk jockey, deejay
    Synonyms: didżej, didżejka

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • DJ in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • DJ in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DJ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

DJ m, f (plural DJs)

  1. DJ, deejay, disk jockey (person who plays or mixes recorded music at nightclubs)

RomanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

DJ

  1. Abbreviation of Dolj, a county in Romania.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DJ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌde ˈxota/, [ˌd̪e ˈxo.t̪a]
 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˌdi ˈʝei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʝei̯]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˌdi ˈʃei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʃei̯]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˌdi ˈʒei/, [ˌd̪i ˈʒei̯]

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

DJ m or f (plural DJ)

  1. DJ, deejay, disk jockey (person who plays or mixes recorded music at nightclubs)
    Synonyms: pinchadiscos, disyóquey

Further readingEdit