See also: JE, -je, .je, , and

AlbanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

je

  1. second-person singular present indicative of jam

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *jь, *ja, *je, originally from Proto-Indo-European *eno-, *ono-, *no-.[cs 1]

PronounEdit

je (personal pronoun, accusative case)

  1. the third-person plural accusative case of on
  2. the third-person plural accusative case of ona
  3. the third-person plural accusative case of ono
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Etymology 2Edit

Formerly jest, from Proto-Slavic *estь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-.[cs 1]

VerbEdit

je

  1. Third person singular present tense of být

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2007, Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, edition Version 1.0 (in Czech), Prague: Leda:

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

je (second person)

  1. Second-person singular, subjective, mute form of jij (you)
    Wat doe je daar? — What are you doing there?
  2. Second-person singular, objective, mute form of jou (you)
    Ik doe dit wel voor je. — I'll do this for you.
  3. Second-person plural, subjective, mute form of jullie (you) (plural)
    Wat doe je daar? — What are you doing there?
  4. Second-person plural, objective, mute form of jullie (you) (plural)
    Ik doe dit wel voor je. — I'll do this for you.
DeclensionEdit


Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

je (second person, possessive)

  1. Second-person singular, mute form of jouw (your)
    Neem je boek en maak die oefening. — Take your book and do that exercise.
  2. Second-person plural, mute form of jullie (your) (plural)
    Neem je boeken en maak die oefening. — Take your books and do that exercise.
DeclensionEdit


Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

je (second person, reflexive)

  1. Second-person singular of je (yourself)
    Heb je je gewassen? — Did you wash yourself?
  2. Second-person plural of je (yourselves)
    Hebben jullie je goed voorbereid? — Have you all prepared yourselves well?
DeclensionEdit



EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

je

  1. An all-purpose preposition.

Usage notesEdit

The preposition je can replace any other preposition and remain grammatically correct, albeit more ambiguous. It is usually clear what meaning is intended based on context.

Without context, Donu ĝin je mi could mean any of the following:

Donu ĝin je [al] mi. — “Give it to me.”
Donu ĝin je [el] mi. — “Give it from me.”
Donu ĝin je [kun] mi. — “Give it with me.”

Without context, La kato saltis je la tablon could mean any of the following:

La kato saltis je [sur] la tablon. — “The cat jumped onto the table.”
La kato saltis je [malsupre] la tablon. — “The cat jumped under the table.”
La kato saltis je [malantaŭ] la tablon. — “The cat jumped behind the table.”

Related termsEdit

  • je la tria
  • je mia bedaŭro

NounEdit

je (plural je-oj, accusative singular je-on, accusative plural je-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J/j.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French jo, From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Near cognates include Spanish yo and Italian io. Further cognates include Ancient Greek ἐγώ (egṓ), Russian я (ya) English I, German ich, etc.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

je (first person singular, plural nous, object me, emphatic moi)

  1. I.

Usage notesEdit

  • When more pronouns are included in the same sentence, it is considered impolite to say the pronoun je at first, it must be the last one, and tu must be said after absent (this applies also for toi and moi):
    • Nous irons, Rose, toi et moi, "Rose, you and I will go".

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old High German io.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

je

  1. ever
    • 1930, Paul Joachimsen, Der Humanismus und die Entwicklung des deutschen Geistes, in: Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte, 8, page 467:
      Und nun kommt die Reformation selbst. Die größte geistige Umwälzung, die je ein Volk des Abendlandes erlebt hat.
      And now comes the Reformation itself. The largest spiritual upheaval that was ever experienced by a nation of the Occident.
  2. per
  3. (with “desto” or “umso) the ... the ...
    je mehr, desto besser — “the more the merrier”
    je mehr, umso besser – “the more the merrier”

Related termsEdit

  • je länger je lieber - “The longer it lasts, the more I like it.”
  • je nachdem

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “Related to zye?”

NounEdit

je

  1. eye

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of Jesús (Jesus).

InterjectionEdit

je

  1. oh my!

Etymology 2Edit

From English yeah.

InterjectionEdit

je

  1. (slang) yeah (indicating enthusiastic appreciation, etc.)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

je n (genitive singular jes, nominative plural je)

  1. (obsolete) Name of the letter J, j.
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
  • (name of J, j): joð

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

je (rafsi jev, jve)

  1. (conjunction) and; joins two predicate words (selbri) in a complex predicate
    le sutra je bunre lorxu cu plipe
    The quick and brown fox jumps.
    la ceikspir. pu cusku lu le gunma mivmu'e cu tsina .ije ro lo nanmu je ninmu cu po'o xe draci li'u
    Shakespeare said "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players"

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Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

je pl

  1. accusative of wóni

Related termsEdit

  • nje (after a preposition)

Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

je

  1. Alternative form of ie.

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin ego.

PronounEdit

je

  1. I
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      qant je vos voi de tel meniere
      when I see you in such a state

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

je

  1. accusative of one

VerbEdit

je

  1. third-person singular present indicative of jeść

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened from jȅst (is).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

je (Cyrillic spelling је)

  1. is (clitic third-person singular present of bȉti (to be))

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

je (Cyrillic spelling је)

  1. of her (clitic genitive singular of òna (she))
  2. to her (clitic accusative singular of òna (she))
DeclensionEdit

SlovakEdit

VerbEdit

je

  1. Third-person singular of of byť
  2. Third-person singular of jesť

SloveneEdit

VerbEdit

je

  1. third-person singular present tense form of biti.

SwahiliEdit

ParticleEdit

je

  1. well? now? (used to call attention to a question)

Usage notesEdit

Je precedes the question, and is more commonly used in writing (to supplement for what is usually conveyed by tone of voice in speech).


TurkishEdit

NounEdit

je

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J/j.

See alsoEdit

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