See also: jejú, Jeju, and ею

English edit

Etymology edit

Tupian.

Noun edit

jeju (plural jejus)

  1. A South American (Amazonian) erythrinid fish, Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (formerly sometimes Erythrinus unitaeniatus).
    • 1946, Curt Nimuendajú, The Eastern Timbira:
      Finally he sent the jeju (Erythrinus unitaeniatus; these fish are covered with a slippery phlegm), which pushed the man out ...
    • 1981, Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts:
      In the jeju, the swim bladder has a respiratory function, while in the aruana it is an hydrostatic organ. Both are physostomes, and the swim bladder is divided into 2 chambers whose walls are made up of 3 enveloping membranes or mantles.
    • 2005, Adalberto Luis Val, Vera Maria Fonseca de Almeida e Val, David J. Randall, Fish Physiology: The Physiology of Tropical Fishes, Elsevier, →ISBN, page 256:
      The jeju (Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus) is a facultative air-breathing fish that utilizes a modified swim bladder as an ...

Lashi edit

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

jeju

  1. thanks, thank you

References edit

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Lower Sorbian edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

jeju

  1. genitive of wónej
  2. animate accusative of wónej

Alternative forms edit

  • njeju (used after a preposition)

Determiner edit

jeju (uninflected)

  1. their (referring to two people)

Rayón Zoque edit

Verb edit

jeju

  1. (intransitive) rest

References edit

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[2] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 9