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EnglishEdit

 
A berele glass containing unfiltered tej.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Amharic ጠጀ (ṭäǧä, honey wine, mead).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tej (countable and uncountable, plural tej)

  1. A style of mead or honey wine common to Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *tai e, parallel of tëhu[1].

AdverbEdit

tej

  1. far
  2. beyond

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill, Leiden 2000, p. 451

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from an Iranian language, compare Ossetian дӕйын (dæjyn, to suck), Middle Persian [script needed] (dāyag, nurse), Persian دایه (dâye, nurse), Kurdish da (mother), Sanskrit धयति (dhayati, to suck, drink). Cognate also with old southern Mansi -тай (in сыртай (milk)), both possibly via Proto-Ugric *täjɜ.[1] The earlier nominative was , lost in favor of the oblique stem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tej (plural tejek)

  1. milk

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative tej tejek
accusative tejet tejeket
dative tejnek tejeknek
instrumental tejjel tejekkel
causal-final tejért tejekért
translative tejjé tejekké
terminative tejig tejekig
essive-formal tejként tejekként
essive-modal
inessive tejben tejekben
superessive tejen tejeken
adessive tejnél tejeknél
illative tejbe tejekbe
sublative tejre tejekre
allative tejhez tejekhez
elative tejből tejekből
delative tejről tejekről
ablative tejtől tejektől
Possessive forms of tej
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tejem tejeim
2nd person sing. tejed tejeid
3rd person sing. teje tejei
1st person plural tejünk tejeink
2nd person plural tejetek tejeitek
3rd person plural tejük tejeik

Derived termsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Katz, Hartmut. 1991. "Altsüdwogulisches". — Finnisch-Ugrische Forschungen 50, pp. 81–91.

Lower SorbianEdit

 
tej

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from German Tee, from Min Nan (), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-la (leaf, tea).

NounEdit

tej m

  1. tea
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

DeterminerEdit

tej

  1. inflection of ten:
    1. dative and locative feminine singular
    2. nominative and accusative dual

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tej

  1. genitive and dative and locative singular of ta