DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

tja

  1. hmm, yeah well
    Tja, eigenlijk weet ik dat niet.
    Yeah well, actually I don't know that.

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GermanEdit

InterjectionEdit

tja

  1. oh well, well
    • Was schlägst du vor? - Tja, ich schlage vor, dass wir ins Kino gehen.
      What do you suggest? - Well, I suggest that we go to the movies.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ja (yes).

InterjectionEdit

tja

  1. used to express uncertainty; hm; well; compare nja
    Tja, eg veit ikkje om dét er nokon god idé.
    Well...I am not sure if that is a good idea.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tja

  1. (Croatia)there

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Short for tjena, which is in turn short for tjenare, from tjänareservant’, from din ödmjuke tjänare ’your humble servant’.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

tja

  1. an informal greeting; hi
  2. an informal farewell; bye
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Etymology 2Edit

Stressed variant of ja ’yes’.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tja (not comparable)

  1. an uncertain or stalling answer; ”well …”, leaning slightly towards the positive
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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 15:02