See also: TJ, .tj, tj., and -tj

Central Mazahua

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Letter

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tj (upper case Tj)

  1. A letter of the Mazahua alphabet.

Egyptian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Determiner

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tii

 f sg proximal demonstrative determiner

  1. (Old Egyptian) this
Usage notes
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This demonstrative follows the noun it describes. By Middle Egyptian, it had become tw.

Inflection
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Etymology 2

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Loprieno considers tj a development of (j)sṯ, stj (while), from Old Egyptian sk. Allen instead sees it as related to tjw (yes).

Particle

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tii

 proclitic

  1. converts a sentence with adverbial or verbal predicate into a dependent adverbial (circumstantial) clause; yea, while, when, although
    Synonym: jsṯ
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When the dependent clause introduced by tj has a personal pronoun as its subject, it takes the dependent form.

Alternative forms
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Etymology 3

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Pronoun

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tii

 c sg 2. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. Late Egyptian variant of ṯw (you)

References

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  • Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN
  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 145.
  • Junge, Friedrich (2005) Late Egyptian Grammar: An Introduction, second English edition, Oxford: Griffith Institute, page 77

Finnish

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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˌjiː/, [ˈt̪e̞ːˌjiː] (rare)

Noun

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tj

  1. Abbreviation of toimitusjohtaja (CEO, MD).

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˌjiː/, [ˈt̪e̞ːˌjiː]

Phrase

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tj

  1. (military slang) Initialism of tänään jäljellä (days (specifically mornings, i.e. TJ 0 on the final day) left of military service (today), literally left/remaining today).
    Tj on 347, kunnes toisin todistetaan.
    One has 347 days left until proven otherwise.

Juǀ'hoan

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Letter

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tj (upper case Tj)

  1. A letter of the Juǀ'hoan alphabet, written in the Latin script.