See also: AJ, aJ, -aj, aj., and ȧj-

ArinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaʒ (I). Compare Kott ai (I) and Pumpokol ad (I). Also see Assan aj.

PronounEdit

aj

  1. I (first-person singular subjective)
    Synonym: ä

Related termsEdit


AssanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaʒ (I). Compare Kott ai (I) and Pumpokol ad (I). Also see Arin aj.

PronounEdit

aj

  1. I (first-person singular subjective)
    Synonym: ja

Related termsEdit


CzechEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

aj

  1. (dialect, Moravia) and (also), and even
  2. (dialect, Moravia) even (implying an extreme example, used at the beginning of sentences)

SynonymsEdit

  • (standard Czech) i

InterjectionEdit

aj

  1. (literary, obsolete) oh; lo, behold
    • 1593, “Genesis 1:31”, in Bible kralická [Kralice Bible]:
      A viděl Bůh vše, což učinil, a aj, bylo velmi dobré.
      And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good.

Further readingEdit

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

DrehuEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aj

  1. to swim

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

aj

  1. ow! ouch! oh dear! expression of pain, (unpleasant) surprise, etc.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a spontaneous burst of sound.[1]

InterjectionEdit

aj

  1. oh
    • 1932, Attila József, Medvetánc (Bear Dance), poem, lines 1–2, [1]
      Fürtös, láncos, táncos, nyalka,
      aj de szép a kerek talpa!

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Uralic *aŋe (opening, incision, deepening).[2][3]

NounEdit

aj

  1. (obsolete) opening
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of aj
singular plural
nominative aj ajak
accusative ajt
ajat
ajakat
dative ajnak ajaknak
instrumental ajjal ajakkal
causal-final ajért ajakért
translative ajjá ajakká
terminative ajig ajakig
essive-formal ajként ajakként
essive-modal ajul
inessive ajban ajakban
superessive ajon ajakon
adessive ajnál ajaknál
illative ajba ajakba
sublative ajra ajakra
allative ajhoz ajakhoz
elative ajból ajakból
delative ajról ajakról
ablative ajtól ajaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ajé ajaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
ajéi ajakéi
Possessive forms of aj
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ajam ajaim
2nd person sing. ajad ajaid
3rd person sing. aja ajai
1st person plural ajunk ajaink
2nd person plural ajatok ajaitok
3rd person plural ajuk ajaik
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ aj in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)
  2. ^ Entry #17 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  3. ^ aj in Czuczor, Gergely and János Fogarasi: A magyar nyelv szótára (’A Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Pest: Emich Gusztáv Magyar Akadémiai Nyomdász, 1862–1874.

Further readingEdit

  • (oh): aj in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • aj in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

KalashaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aj

  1. this, this present, this current.
    aj bason.
    This spring.

KaqchikelEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mayan *aaj.

NounEdit

aj

  1. cane
  2. firework

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Anonymous (17th c.) Uocabulario copioso de las lenguas cakchikel y ꜭiche[2] (in Spanish), page 8: “Aꜧ caña.”
  • Brown, R. McKenna; Maxwell, Judith M.; Little, Walter E. (2006) ¿La ütz awäch? Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 204
  • Ruyán Canú, Déborah; Coyote Tum, Rafael; Munson L., Jo Ann (1991) Diccionario cakchiquel central y español[3] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano de Centroamérica, page 2

Lule SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

aj

  1. also, too

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[4], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

MarshalleseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Micronesian *ate, from Proto-Oceanic *qate, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaCay. Cognate with Paiwan qatsay, Malay hati, Javanese ati, Tagalog atay, Fijian yate.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aj

  1. liver
  2. spleen

ReferencesEdit


Pite SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognates include Lule Sami aj.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

aj

  1. also, too

ReferencesEdit

  • Joshua Wilbur (2014) A grammar of Pite Saami, Berlin: Language Science Press

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

aj

  1. oh!, whoa! (used as a reaction to an unexpected and unpleasant event or sensation)

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

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

PumpokolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔej (tongue). Compare Kott ei (voice, sound).

NounEdit

aj

  1. tongue

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

aj

  1. also

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • aj in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

aj

  1. ouch; expression of one’s own pain, or sympathy with someone else’s.
  2. aye; yea; a word expressing assent, for example in nautical contexts.

AnagramsEdit


ZhuangEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *ʔaːᶜ (to open (the mouth)). Cognate with Thai อ้า (âa).

VerbEdit

aj (Sawndip forms or or 𮤴 or or , old orthography )

  1. to open; to spread open

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

aj (old orthography )

  1. (dialectal) about to; soon
    Synonym: yaek